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Marjorie A. Sommerer

Marjorie A. Sommerer
January 28, 1932 -  September 26, 2019

Marjorie A. Sommerer age 87, of Fremont, formerly of Craig
Died Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Pathfinder Place in Fremont.

Marjorie was born January 28, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska to Henry and Violet ‘McPherson’ Eriksen. She was raised on the family farm west of Craig. She graduated from Craig High School. She then attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and studied English. Marjorie married Wayne Sommerer in February of 1954. She was a substitute teacher while her children were young and transitioned into full time teaching as they got older. She taught in the Craig and Oakland School Districts, retiring in May of 1994. She remained on the farm until moving to Fremont to be close to her sons.

Marjorie was a member of Alder Grove Methodist Church south of Craig. She also had been involved with the Eastern Star Chapter in Craig, American Legion Auxiliary, Retired Teachers Association and numerous card clubs in the area.

Sons – Ken (Karen) Sommerer and Rory Kim (Ragena) Sommerer both of Fremont.
Grandchildren – Kody (Sara) Sommerer, Kory (Erica) Sommerer and step great grandchildren Adrian & Lucia,
Randy (Elizabeth) Sommerer and great granddaughter Lily, Ryan Sommerer, and Jordan Larson
Son-in-law – Pat Clough of Lincoln
Brother – Jim (Phyllis) Eriksen of Grand Island

Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Wayne in 1994, daughter Kae Clough in 2009 and a brother Phil.

The funeral will be 10am, Monday, October 7, 2019 at Alder Grove Methodist Church (181 Co. Rd 21) south of Craig. The Rev. Gregg Gahan will officiate, burial will follow in the Craig Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. Visitation will be Sunday, October 6 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont from 2pm to 6pm with the family present from 2pm to 4pm.

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