Born: June 11, 1901
Died: January 06, 1997
Marriage: Felix Schommer abt. 1923 in Chicago
|Donald J.: 18 Sep 1923|
|Marilyn L.: 15 May 1926|
|Gerald B.: 29 Apr 1930|
|Juanita H.: April 17, 1932 - November 02, 1996|
1930 Census shows Felix (30), Gertrude (28) married at age 23 and 21 with Gertrude being born in IL, father born in WI, Donald age 6 and Marilyn, age 3 10/12. Census taken in April. The family is living with Angela Schommer and her 3 adult children. Angela is a widow, age 61 (possibly Felix's mother), Loretta(32), Helen(27) and Bernard(22) (Loretta and Helen have jobs, Bernard does not). They reside at 2447 N. Central Park Avenue, 39th Ward. Angela owns the property and Felix rents. Felix's occupation is a millinary salesman. Gertrude does not work.
January 7, 1997 Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune, April 28, 1956
SCHOMMER: Felix J. Schommer, beloved husband of Gertrude, nee Martens, loving father of Donald J., Marilyn Lucca, Gerald B., and Juanita Bernauer; dear son of Angela and the late Peter Schommer, fond brother of Lauretta Waskowski, Helena and Bernard Schommer, and the late Agnes Winkel. Funeral Monday, 9:30 a.m. from funeral home 3517-27 N. Pulaski Road to Our Lady of Grace Church. Interment at St. Joseph's.
Ancestry.com there is an obit in the Chicago Tribune for November 7, 1996
Juanita Schommer Bernauer, November 7, 1996