Ruth M. Sommer, 91
Sept. 12, 1924 Jan. 3, 2016

Ruth M. Sommer, 91 Ruth M. Sommer (nee Wick) of Mequon passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Cedarburg at the age of 91 years.

Ruth was born in Menomonee Falls on Sept. 12, 1924, to Joseph and Elsie (nee Mueller) Wick and married Roland Sommer on Aug. 4, 1945, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Milwaukee.

Ruth was a member of Lumen Christi Catholic Church in Mequon. She loved to spend time doing arts and crafts and her true love was her devotion to spending time with her family. Ruth is survived by her children, Ronald (Mary) Sommer of Fredonia, Susan (Michael) Wigderson of Delray Beach, Fla., Russell (Bonnie) Sommer of Richfield, Sally Sommer of Cedarburg and Sharon Sommer of Cedarburg; daughter-in-law, Joan Sommer of Fredonia; grandchildren, Jim Sommer, Jason Sommer, Sara Nelson, Ashley (Froster) Braddy, Martin Wigderson, Betty Jo (Martin) Clay, Paul Bressler and Stephanie Bressler; great-grandchildren, Hannah Nelson, Blake Nelson, Lili Zeien, Emily Braddy, Eliza Braddy, Katelyn Wigderson and Kathryn Wigderson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Roland, and son, Michael. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at noon at Lumen Christi West Catholic Church, 138 W. Buntrock Ave., Thiensville. Family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Lumen Christi Building Fund appreciated. For online condolences, please go to

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.