Ralph Sommerfeld

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Ralph Sommerfeld, 71, of China Spring, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at his residence after a lengthy battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 2PM Friday, April 30th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ivan Ker officiating. Burial will follow at China Spring Cemetery . Visitation will be 6 to 8PM Thursday, April 29th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco . Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Ralph was born May 1, 1938 in Clifton to Gus and Emma (Knuppel) Sommerfeld. He married Irene Riley on April 16, 1960 in Clifton . He owned and operated Sommerfeld

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  1. I am very sorry for your loss,stay strong aunt tuffy.I know uncle ralph will be greatly missed
    (doris’s daughter)

  2. Irene-

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Debbie Walters Blackwell

    I just wanted too send my deepest condelceses too the family.Sheila hope time will heal for you and your family.God Bless !!!!

  4. Doris Patrick Board

    To the Family, my heart goes out to each of you. Ralph was truly a unique individual and a wonderful person. He will be missed by all who knew him……May you find comfort and peace knowing that he is not suffering any more.

  5. My thoughts are with you and you family.

  6. Irene and Kenneth I am very sorry about the loss of Ralph, I had alot of fun knowing Ralph and always listening to his humor. He will be missed and my blessing are with ya’ll.

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very difficult time. Ralph was a good man and will always be remembered fondly.

    Linda, Bubba, Brian, Tara & family

  8. Dear Ralph I miss you so much when my friend heather hanzlicek came here too god bless you tell heather h say hello and rip ralph

  9. Rest in peace Uncle Ralph! You will be missed but not forgotten!


    • Say, who’s child are you? I’m John Donaho, used to work for and with Ralph and Irene. I recall the daughters and a young son back in 1983-85. I’m really sorry to see he suffered. He didn’t deserve that.

  10. Missy and Kyle Stried

    We loved being around Ralph he was a great person that will be missed. Our prayers go out to all of you at this time. Love all of you guys.

  11. oliver brothers transmissions

    we are sorry to here about ralphs passing he was a good friend & employee.our thoughts & prayers go out to the sommerfield family.we know he is in a better place. god bless

  12. Renee, Kylah & Khara Vrana

    Irene and family I am so sorry for the loss of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle. Ralph was a very special person that could always put a smile on your face. He is at home now with a big smile on his face. Peace be with you and God Bless.

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