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Eldon and Emily Sommer

Husband's Full Name:  Eldon Sommer

Husband's Place of Birth:  Courtland, Nicolet, Minnesota

Husband's Father's Name: Frank Albert Sommer

Husband's Mother's Name: Emma Louise Schroeder

Husband's Siblings' Names: Sylvia, Edwin, Vernon, Marvin

Wife's Full Name:  Emily Fuhrman

Wife's Place of Birth:  Bowdon, Wells, North Dakota

Wife's Father's Name:  John Fuhrman

Wife's Mother's Name:  Carolina Dietrich

Wife's Siblings' Names:  Johanna, Julius, Edward, Louis, Pauline, Ida, August, Benjamin, Walter, Peter, Elizabeth, Margaret, Robert

Children's Names: Lyle ( Patty); Dorothy (Nick Faul); Eldon Dale (Vicki)

Eldon was born in Courland, Minnesota and farmed in the Manfred area from 1916 until his health failed.  In 1959 he and his wife Emily moved Carrington.  He had been treated for a heart ailment and died unexpectedly in his car near Valley City.