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Thanet L. (Allen) Sommers

October 3, 1939 ~ August 8, 2022 (age 82)


Thanet L. Sommers, 82, of Amboy, passed away at 5:34 P.M., Monday, August 8, 2022 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne. She was born in Miami County, October 3, 1939, the daughter of Richard and Thelma Powell Allen. She married Samuel Sommers in Amboy, IN on June 5, 1960 and he preceded her in death on December 1, 2009. Thanet graduated from Converse High School 1957 and worked at AGP and as a Home Health Care Provider, along with farming with Sam and the kids. The family get away was spending summers at the pond. Thanet enjoyed cooking, gardening, scrapbooking, genealogy, baking, girl time with her sisters and mostly spoiling the grandchildren. Survivors are a son Mitch (Kim) Sommers of Peru, a daughter Rose (John) Brown of Peru, a sister Janet (Gene) Layman of Peru, a brother -in-law Lorn Shafer of Amboy, a sister-in -law Barbara Sommers of Greentown, grandchildren Michael (Kayan) Sommers, Kirstyn (Brent Yard) Sommers, Curtis (Geneva Kabat) Brown and Eric Brown and a great-granddaughter Zella Sommers. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Sam and a sister Pearline Shafer. A service celebrating the life of Thanet L. Sommers will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 13, 2022 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main St., Amboy, with Pastor Tom Daughtery officiating.  Burial will be at Park Lawn Cemetery. Family and friends will gather from 1:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home to the Miami County Historical Society or the Amboy Volunteer Fire Department.

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August 12, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Laird-Eddy Funeral Home
201 N. Main St.
Amboy, IN 46911

Funeral Service
August 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Laird-Eddy Funeral Home
201 N. Main St.
Amboy, IN 46911


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