Monday, June 9th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Arlie Sommer
  Arlie V. Sommer, 92, of 1423 White Oak Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:02 p.m. June 6, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born June 24, 1915, near Portland, Ind., to Charles and Ella Theurer Sommer. On June 6, 1937, he married Margaret Wickersham, who survives at the residence.
Other survivors are a daughter, Betty (Allan) Woodmansee, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Grace Sommer, Cincinnati; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are five brothers, Howard, Earl, Clarence, Alva and Ivan.
He was the manager of the former Morris Variety Store and later owned the former Sommer Variety Store both in St. Marys. He also was employed at the U.S Refining Company, Cleveland. He was a member of the Wayne Street United Methodist Church, St. Marys, where he served as a trustee and was on the administrative board. He was a charter member of the Homemakers Class at the church and a member of the St. Marys Rotary International Club for 62 years where he received the Rotary's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001and the Paul Harris Fellow award in 2006. In 1933, he graduated from Madison Township High School in Portland, Ind.
Services ares 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Mary Kay Brown, officiating. Burial is at the family plot at Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Ind.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and Wednesday one hour prior to service.
Contributions can be made to the church building fund.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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