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Monday, August 17th, 2009
Edward Somers
Edward L. "Eddie" Somers, 80, 19 Sesame St., Portland, Ind., died Aug. 15, 2009, at Persimmon Ridge Healthcare, Portland.
He was born in Jay County, Ind. Sept. 25, 1928, to Kenneth and Minnie Trafzer Somers. On June 21, 1953, he married Ruby Ritter, who survives.
Other survivors are a son David (Cindy) Somers, Portland; a daughter, Debra (Bob) Voorhis, Fairmount, Ind.; three sisters, Esther Anderson, Mary Helen Derringer and Alberta Menchhofer, all of Portland; three grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Billy Stanton officiating with Terry Miller assisting. Burial is at Green Park Cemetery in Portland.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Jay County Cancer Society or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences can be left at www.bairdfreeman.com.
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