Clara R Sommers Miller

Clara R Sommers Milller, 92, passed away on May 23, 2019. She was born July 27, 1926 in Millersburg, Ohio to the late Peter & Fannie Miller Erb. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Martin L Sommers and Alvin Miller and 11 siblings.

Clara came to Sarasota from Hartville, Ohio. She was deeply involved in mission work with Rosedale Mennonite Missions and with Mennonite Disaster Services.

Left to cherish her memory are 4 children from her first union with Martin Sommers. Earl D Sommers of Sarasota, Ann Raber (John) of Hartville, Ohio, Lena Nolt (Elmer) of Sarasota, Fanni (Al) Schlabach of Sarasota and Daughter in law, Laura Sommers of Hartville, Ohio. Grandchildren are Wendell, Jody, Polly, Kim, Karla, Greg and Ben; and 13 great grandchildren. Also survived by stepchildren: Ervin Miller (Ruth), Alvin Miller,Jr (Tina), Erma Nissley (Crist),Mary Ellen Hostetler (Firman) and Martha Schlabach (Phil).

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 28, from 5:00 to 8:00 and Wednesday, May 29, from 9:00 to 10:00 with a service to follow. All at Bethel Mennonite Church. 2985 Bethel Lane Sarasota, 34240. Burial following at Sunnyside Mennonite Church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Clara’s honor to the Gator Wilderness Camp. 44930 Farabee Road, Punta Gorda, Florida 33982.