THOMAS A. SOMMERFELD

Thomas A. Sommerfeld, 70, of Alpena died at Alpena Regional Medical Center on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

Tom was born in Alpena on Nov. 12, 1943 to the late Norman and Angeline (Kurkierewicz) Sommerfeld and married Judith DeCaire on July 23, 1966. Tom worked at Abitibi until his retirement. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Tom has been active with Thunder Bay Umpire Association and Alpena Hockey for many years.

Surviving are his wife Judy; four children, Norman (Shannon Johnson) Sommerfeld, Kelli (Rick) Smigelski, Jennifer (Mark) Hildebrandt, Kristi (Matthew) Gibbons; four granddaughters, Paige, Dakota, Rosalyn, Emma; one sister, Linda (fiance Keith Langdon) Stewart; one brother, Ernie (Dolores) Kurkierewicz.

Mr. Sommerfeld was preceded in death by a sister, Delores.

Mr. Sommerfeld is at the Bannan Funeral Home where visitation will take place on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. with military honors accorded him by VFW Alpena Post 2496 at 5 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating.

Inurnment: Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Building Fund