Elizabeth "Libby" E. Sommerfeldt

Published On: Nov 23 2012 08:01:50 PM CST

JANESVILLE---Elizabeth "Libby" Sommerfeldt, age 95, of Janesville, died Friday, November 23, 2012, at Alden Meadow Park Nursing Home, Clinton. She was born in Rockford, IL, on Nov. 30, 1916, the daughter of John M. and Florence (Ford) Stewart and was a 1935 graduate of Janesville High School. She married Duane Sommerfeldt on Oc.t 12, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1978. She had previously worked at Woolworths, the Dept. of Revenue in Milwaukee and later for the town of Janesville as the clerk. Libby was a member of St. Mark the Evangelist Lutheran Church and the VFW Auxiliary.

Survivors include her 4 children: Raymond of Baraboo, Kenneth of Janesville, Robert of Madison and Karen of Albuquerque, NM; 2 grandchildren, Joe Lawrence and Sheila Tollas; and 2 brothers, Bernard Stewart and Terrance Stewart. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter-in-law, Melva Sommerfeldt; and 3 sisters: Anne Marie Thrash, Mary Wagner, and Jeanette Warsaw.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at MILTON LAWNS MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL, with Rev. Guy Vogel officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will take place on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of service at the CHAPEL of MILTON LAWNS. Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Support Center of Rock County. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY is assisting the family.