Clara P. Sodemann

Clara P. Sodemann, nee Metternich, 99, of Chattanooga, Tenn., formerly of the town of West Bend, passed away on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008.

She was born on Sept. 29, 1908 to the late Henry and Clara (nee Hauerwas) Metternich in Mil-waukee.

She is survived by two children, Wayne Sodemann of West Bend and Beverly (Ray) Young of Blue Jay, Calif.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; and three sisters, Sister Florence Metternich of Arizonia, Eliza-beth "Betty" Lepkowski of Green-field and Virginia (Stanley) Hughes of West Bend.

She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest "Ernie" Sodemann; and three brothers, Henry, Norbert and Robert.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1025 S. Seventh Ave, West Bend, with Father Jeffrey Haines officiating.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 4 until 6 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with a prayer vigil at 6 p.m.

Interment will take place in Washington County Memorial Park.