Meadville Tribune

August 26, 2013

Ada D. Yoder Sommers

Meadville Tribune
Meadville Tribune

COCHRANTON — Ada D. Yoder Sommers, 89, of Cochranton, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown.

Born on April 16, 1924, in Hartville, Ohio, she was a daughter of David and Mattie Miller Yoder. On Nov. 20, 1941, she married Henry Sommers, who preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 2001.

In her younger years, Ada had been employed as a nurse’s aide. She had attended Cochranton Community church.

She is survived by seven sons, Leroy Sommers of Edison, Tenn., Leon H. Sommers and his wife, Norma, of Geneva, David A. Sommers and his wife, Arlene, of Clayton, N.C., Mervin E. Sommers and his wife, Lydia, of Cochranton, Clarence E. Sommers and his wife, Joan, of Cochranton, Paul E. Sommers and his wife, Marilyn, of Adamsville, and Gerald W. Sommers and his wife, Martha, of Oxford, Ga.; a daughter, Velma J. Taylor of Cochranton; two brothers, Wallace Yoder of Conneaut Lake and Alvin Yoder of Conneautville; two sisters-in-law, Donna Yoder of Cochranton and Elsie Yoder of Berlin, Ohio; 25 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and five brothers.

Friends may call at Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 3223 Perry Highway, Sheakleyville, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and at Pleasantview Conservative Mennonite Church, County Line Road, Cochranton on Thursday from 10 until 11 a.m.

The funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Pleasantview Conservative Mennonite Church, with Pastor Randy Keeling of Reash Community Church officiating.

Interment will be at Pleasantview Mennonite Cemetery.

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