Virgil and Irene Sommer
IHusband's Full Name: Virgil Sommer
Husband's Place of Birth: Harvey, ND
Husband's Father's Name: Harry Sommer
Husband's Mother's Name: Alice Becker Sommer
Husband's Siblings' Names: John (Gladys Dockter) and Wayne
Wife's Full Name: Irene Viola Edinger Sommer
Wife's Place of Birth: Wells County, ND
Wife's Father's Name: Robert Edinger
Wife's Mother's Name: Pauline Huber Edinger
Wife's Siblings' Names: Leona, Alice, Bernice, Selma, Robert L. Ida, Donald, Kenneth, Paul
Children's Names: June (Ronald Friesen); Mark (Marcella Sprenger); Doris (David Hoffarth); James
Irene worked for the First State Bank of Harvey as a bookkeeper after she graduated from high school in Harvey.
Virgil and Irene were married February 14, 1944 in Hurdsfield. They lived in the rural Manfred area and farmed there. Irene worked alongside her husband hauling grain and milking cows.
Irene was a member of the Manfred Homemakers club and enjoyed gardening, raising flowers and sewing.
Virgil died in 2002, Irene died in 2009.