OBITUARY

Laurette S. Belanger Sommer

January 24, 1930January 21, 2013

LAURETTE S. SOMMER, 82, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at The Towne House Retirement Community. Born Jan. 24, 1930, in Topsham, Maine, she was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. She was a stay at home mother who raised her family. After they were grown, she worked in the office at Grabill Cabinet Co. for 10 years. She was a former President of Cedar Creek Women's Club and member of Autumn Ridge Women's Golf League. Surviving are her husband, Joseph; daughter, Terri (Tom) Cooney of Eden Prairie, Minn.; sons, Robin Sommer (Kim Powell) and Patrick Sommer, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Kyle, Hilary, Spencer, Erin, Shannon, and Shea; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Scott Sommer, in 2009; grandson, Cameron; one sister; and four brothers. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3425 Crescent Ave., with calling 1 1/2 hours prior to service. The Rev. Mark Neubacher officiating. Private burial in Leo Memorial Cemetery. Preferred memorials to the Alzheimer's Association . Arrangements by Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, January 26, 2013
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 26, 2013
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Laurette S. Belanger Sommer

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Beth (Stuckey) Seitz

February 11, 2013

Pat --- YOU CERTAINLY HAVE HAD SOME WONDERFUL PARENTS, AS WELL AS YOUR BRO. SCOTT W/ WHOM I WENT TO LEO SCHOOLS WITH... AND MY DEAR BROTHER TIM STUCKEY, I BELIEVE WAS IN YOUR CLASS AT LEO, UNTIL HIS DEATH IN 1977. BLESSINGS AGAIN, TO YOU AND YOUR DAD.

Cindy Hauschild

February 9, 2013

Robin & Pat,

Dave Neuhouser had told me a few weeks ago your Mom was not doing well. I am very sorry to learn of her passing. God's Blessing's to both of you and your family.

Peter Knobel

February 5, 2013

Joe, Paul, Mark and I send our deepest sympathies, it's hard to loose someone
whom you've loved for so long.

Terri Savill

January 28, 2013

Pat, I am so sad to learn of your Mother's passing. Please know that you are in my prayers!

Elaine Wisniewski

January 28, 2013

The Wisniewski's are saddened to learn of your loss. Prayers being sent to the family and acceptance and comfort during this hard time.

Maile Chun

January 26, 2013

To the Family of Laurette Sommer:

It was an honor and a pleasure to care for Laurette at the Towne House. I will always remember how very sweet she was and that wonderful smile of hers. I will keep you all in my prayers. May God bless you and keep you in his care.

Maile Chun
CNA
The Towne House Retirement Community

January 26, 2013

SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. GOD PROMISES US THAT WE WILL SEE OUR LOVED ONES AGAIN, MAY YOU FIND COMFORT KNOWING THAT HE IS WITH YOU NOW.

January 25, 2013

Bev Heller

January 25, 2013

Joe and family so sorry for your loss. She always had that big smile upon meeting her. She was a great mother to her children and a friend to all. You are in my thoughts and prayers. She is in a glorious place waiting for your arrival.

GENE / JUNE BEGHTEL

January 25, 2013

JOE
OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.............