Wayne W. Sommer
October 9, 1928 - February 22, 2021
Wayne W. Sommer, 92, LaPorte, IN, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2:30 am in his home.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm, Friday, February 26, 2021 at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, IN with Pastor Nancy Nichols officiating. Private burial will take place in Pine Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Friday at the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.
He was born October 9, 1928 in Brook, IN to the late Gaylord and Hazel (May) Sommer. On May 26, 1951 in Galien, MI he married Jean Marie DuBois who survives in LaPorte.
Also surviving are three sons, David (Connie) Sommers of Three Rivers, Michigan, Dr. Darry (Tena) Sommer of Vernon Hills, IL and Dr. Dennis (Dr. Kathryn) Sommer of LaPorte, IN; daughter-in-law, Marlene Sommer of Michigan City, IN; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his son, Douglas Sommer; and brother, Larry Sommer.
Wayne retired after 38 years as teacher/counselor from the Michigan City area school system. He was a member of First Methodist Church, Michigan City, IN. Wayne graduated from Purdue University and enjoyed farm management, construction, contract painting and bookkeeping.
Contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 121 E. 7th St., Michigan City, IN 46360.
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