Obituaries

Grace Lucia (Peterson) Somers 2011 - 2011 Tonganoxie

Services for Grace Lucia (Peterson) Somers, 99, Tonganoxie, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
The family will receive friends for one hour before service time.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Somers died Sunday Feb. 13, 2011, at the 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 public school. She taught in a one-room country school until she married LeRoy Somers, they had one son, Everett. Mrs. Somers enjoyed her family, home, garden and flowers. She belonged to several clubs and organizations, one of which was the Plymouth Guild. Her husband, son, parents, two brothers and granddaughter preceded her in death.
She is survived by one sister, Louise Markley, Ormond Beach, Fla.; her daughter-in-law, Florence Somers; two grandsons, Curtis (Adrie) Somers, Lawrence, Chris (Donna) Somers, Tonganoxie; and eight great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the Plymouth Guild in care of First Congregational Church of Tonganoxie, 303 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie 66086.