Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Complete Obituary
Aloys Sommer
  Aloys S. "Junior" Sommer Jr., 80, New Bremen, died at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 21, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen.
He was born Sept. 15, 1933, in Fort Loramie, to Aloys and Marie (Bergman) Sommer. On Nov. 10, 1956, he married Marilyn Swallow, who survives in New Bremen.
Also surviving are their children, Alan (Christine) Sommer, Charlotte, N.C.; Theresa (Jim) McElwee, Zanesville, Rhonda (Barry) Gill, Sidney, David (Mary) Sommer, Botkins; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Richard Sommer, Sidney, Donald Sommer, Anna, Albert (Marilyn) Sommer, Sidney, Marilyn Heyne, Coldwater, and Dorothy (Urban) Bertke, New Bremen.
He was 1951 graduate of Anna High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, serving in Germany under the Armored Division. He was a truck driver for the former Beatrice Foods of New Bremen. He was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer and was a life member of the American Legion Post 241 of New Bremen. He enjoyed morning coffee with the guys and sitting in his driveway, greeting everyone who was coming into and leaving New Bremen.
A Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen with the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.
Calling is one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given to Grand Lake Hospice of St. Marys or the Elmwood Assisted Living Activity Fund.
Arrangements are by Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen.
Condolences may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.
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