Dec. 21, 1930 - March 25, 2013
NAPPANEE - Betty A. Sommer, 82, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:25 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, at Golden Living Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 21, 1930, to Gus and Ruth (Valentine) Spears. Her adoptive parents were Asa and Elizabeth Blount. She was married to the Rev. Eugene Sommer.
She is survived by her daughter, Diana (Dennis) Williams of Elkhart; sons Mike (Becky) Sommer of Edwardsburg, Mich., and David (Lorraine) Sommer of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.; foster daughter Kelly Allen Mishler of LaGrange; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren; sister Beebe Permenter of Big Springs, Texas; and brother Jim (Shirley) Blount of Portland.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a son, Steven Sommer.
Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at New Paris Church of the Nazarene.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Steven C. Sommer Scholarship Fund or New Paris Church of the Nazarene.