Fanny P. Sommerfeld, 92

Fanny P. Sommerfeld (nee Saarloos), 92, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Iowa on Jan. 4, 1924, to Bastian and Nellja (nee Ziel) in Hospers. She married Kurt W. Sommerfeld on March 28, 1942, in Watertown. She was employed as a welder at West Bend Co.

Fanny enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, gardening, doing crafts and playing cards. She especially loved spending time with family. She was a member of the Senior Center.

She is survived by her sons, Max, Sam (Amy) and Mike (Michelle); grandchildren, Jill (Tim) Sommerfeld, Jack (Tracy) Sommerfeld, Lee (Michelle) Sommerfeld, Mike and Beth Weidman, Valerie King, Samantha (Ron) Murchek, Chad, Kate, Adam, and Tayler Sommerfeld, and Grant Kiekhaefer; 13 great-grandchildren; daughter- in-law, June Sommerfeld; son-in-law, Tom Weidman; and sister, Tillie Radermacher. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Fanny is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kurt; son, Mark; daughter, Donna Weidman; sisters, Lucy Robinson, Maria Livingston and Jeanette Schmidt; brother, William Saarloos; and brothers-in-law, George Robinson and Herbert Livingston.

The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) with the Rev. Rich Vincent presiding. The visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. Interment will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown.

The family would like to thank the staff at Cedar Lake Home and the Countryside Unit for all their loving care and attention they provided to the family.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or