Grace Lucia Somers 1911 - 2011 Tonganoxie
Services for Grace Lucia (Peterson) Somers, 99, of Tonganoxie, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will br in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Somers died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
She was born Aug. 7, 1911, the daughter of Charles and Lucia (Anderson) Peterson in Kansas City, Kan. They moved to the Tonganoxie area in 1917. She grew up on a farm and graduated from public school. She taught in a one-room country school until she married.
Mrs. Somers belonged to several clubs and organizations, one of which was the Plymouth Guild.
Her husband, LeRoy, a son, Everett and a granddaughter preceded her in death.
Survivors include a sister, Louise Markley, Ormond Beach, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Florence Somers; two grandsons; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends for an hour before service time at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to the Plymouth Guild, sent in care of First Congregational Church of Tonganoxie, 303 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie, KS 66086.
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