Margie C. Sommers

  • Born: January 5, 1936
  • Died: August 30, 2018
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Margie C. Sommers, 82 of Rock Falls, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 at home.

Margie was born on January 5, 1936 in Sterling, the daughter of Theodore and Stella Wessels. She married Carl Sommers on June 16, 1956 in South Carolina. He preceded her in death on September 4, 1991. Margie was employed by the City of Rock Falls as the City Clerk for 27 years before retirement. She was a member of the Municipal Clerks of Illinois. Margie enjoyed gardening and traveling.

Survivors include, her daughter, Cyndi (David) Lauts of Rock Falls; seven grandchildren, Adam (Lauren) Williams, Andrea (Ray) Garriott, Mark (Amanda) Lauts, Michael Lauts, Matthew Lauts, Kate Sommers and Kyle (Lauren) Sommers; ten great grandchildren, Austin Williams, Noah Williams, Elijah Williams, Annaliesse Garriott, Lily Lauts, Paisley Lauts, Michael Lauts, Jr., Kyland Lauts, Zoe Sommers and Owen Scott.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one son, Brian Sommers.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling, 505 1st Avenue. Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association.