Roberta M. Sommers – January 21, 2018

Roberta M. Sommers 79 of Trail died peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2018 with her family at her side.

She was born July 18, 1938 in Wayne County to the late Robert and Elizabeth (Snyder) Bachman. She was a homemaker, a member of the First United Church of Christ in Sugarcreek and the Swiss Wheelers Camping Club. She enjoyed doing counted cross-stitch and spending time with her family.

She was married to Stanley Sommers on October 19, 1958 and he died February 8, 2012. She is survived by her children Dale Sommers of Trail, Lisa Gress of Millersburg and Lona (Tim) Smith of Pataskala, 4 grandchildren Kimberly (Brian) Budd, Kasey (Steve) Hill, Cearra Smith and Breanna Smith, 3 great granddaughters Sophia Budd, Olivia Budd and Estella Budd and was waiting the arrival of her fourth great granddaughter in April, her brother Eugene Bachman of Orrville and her sister Sandra (Charles) Kutz of North Lawrence. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death her sister Delores Troyer and an infant sister. 

Services will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek with Pastor Darcy Miller officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s United Church of Christ Church Cemetery in Walnut Creek. Friends may call on Thursday 4-7 PM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek. Please visit the funeral home’s website to share a memory.

Smith-Varns
330-852-2141
www.smithfuneral.com