Saturday, October 17th, 2009
Clifford C. Sommers, 76, of Waterloo, Ind., who has relatives in Mercer County, died Oct. 15, 2009, at DeKalb Memorial Hospital in Auburn, Ind.
He was born April 23, 1933, in Beaverdam to Paul H. and Frances Marshall Sommers. On July 2, 1955, he married Nancy Daugherty, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Jonathan C. Sommers, Derby, Kan., Scott A. (Robin) Sommers, New Lenox, Ill., and Todd M. Sommers, Auburn; a sister, Dolores "Kay" (James) Cox, Fairborn; two brothers, Ronald E. (Judy) Sommers, Auburn, and Paul K. Sommers, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a granddaughter, two stepgrandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Bette Trisel and Patricia Zizelman, and a grandson.
He was employed at International Harvester in Fort Wayne for 22 years and then as head custodian at DeKalb High School for 12 years before retiring in 1996. He attended Waterloo United Methodist Church, served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Waterloo.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo, the Revs. Charles and David Mathews officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Donations can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.