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Gus Fritz Sommer

December 8, 1931 — September 14, 2022

Muldoon, Texas

A visitation for Gus Sommer is scheduled for Monday, September 19, 2022, from 4:00-6:00PM at the Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange. A private burial is scheduled at the Black Jack Cemetery in O'Quinn.  

Gus Fritz Sommer, Jr. passed away on September 14, 2022 at his residence in Muldoon at the age of 90.  He was born on December 8, 1931 in Fayette County to Gus Sommer, Sr. and Erna “Loessin” Sommer.  He married Ruth “Hoehne” Sommer in 1956 at the Swiss Alp Lutheran Church, and they later had three sons.  Gus enjoyed being outdoors.  He particularly liked being in his garden, pulling weeds and planting flowers.   He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. 

Gus is preceded in death by his parents, Gus Sommer, Sr. and Erna Sommer and one infant brother, Harvey Sommer.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth Sommer; three sons, Ron Sommer of La Grange, Ricky (Karen) Sommer of Hockley, and Randy Sommer of Muldoon; two sisters, Violet (Harvey) Hollas and Lera Bell (Marty) Kipp; grandchildren, Brandy (Joey) Faulk, Kalynn (Nick) Hughes, Kacie (Kelly) Clack and Ashley Sommer; great grandchildren, Jaiden Hughes, Sommer Hughes, Everly Clack, Rylan Clack and Joseph Faulk. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Gardenia Janssen Animal Shelter.
Services have been entrusted to Fayette Memorial Funeral Home of La Grange. Family
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