George Schommer, Jr., a resident of Little Falls, died Feb. 11, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls. A burial will be held privately. The family requests memorials.
George Schommer was born Aug. 8, 1951, to the late George Sr. and Anna (Fischer) Schommer. He was raised in Lastrup. He attended Pierz High School graduating in 1970. He enlisted in the Army National Guard Oct. 2, 1971, in Fort Monmouth, N.J. He was honorably discharged Feb. 12, 1972. He was united in marriage to Patricia Gast on Sept. 28, 1973. The couple later divorced. After his military duty, George returned to Morrison County and worked at Camp Ripley for 10 years. He then worked for Larson Boat Works in Little Falls. George was currently working for Regal Contractors in St. Cloud for 16 years. George enjoyed fishing, trips to the casino, building sets for the community theatre, working in his yard, boating, water-skiing and watching the Minnesota Twins.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Jason Schommer, Melissa (Richard) Linares, Jeremy (Monica) Schommer and Natalie (Adam) Love; grandchildren, Isabella Linares, Miguel Linares and Kayden Schommer; significant other Deb Manlick; siblings, Norman (Janet) Schommer, Vernald (JoAnn) Schommer, Mary Ann Muehlbauer, Lorraine Valentine, Kenneth (Diane) Schommer, Alice (Eugene) Baniecke, Marvin (Dorine) Schommer, Elaine (Robert) Litke and Milton Schommer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Anna Schommer; wife, Patricia Kapsner-Schommer; siblings, Melvin Schommer, Lucille Rudolph, Harlan Schommer, Marlene Zehnle.
Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home