Obituary: Marilyn Sommer, Founder of Quinobeguin Quilters Guild in Wellesley

Obituary from Boston Globe: 

Marilyn Sommer, 83 of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Wellesley, died Dec. 19, 2013.

Marilyn and the late Robert A. Sommer Sr. lived in Wellesley Hills in the 70s and 80s before retiring to Naples, Fla.

Marilyn had a passion for the arts. She enjoyed painting, sewing and quilting. She founded the Quinobeguin Quilters Guild in Wellesley. Marilyn, a gourmet cook, won numerous awards for her culinary delights and loved entertaining. She had a keen eye for decorating and was published in many publications for her interior home design. Marilyn was an avid bridge player, volunteered for Welcome Wagon and various woman's organizations in addition to being a PEO International Sister and Red Hat Society member throughout her life.

Marilyn is survived by her children Nancy Johnson, Robert A Sommer Jr., Susan Young and Linda Sommer; and her nine grandchildren.

Marilyn will be laid to rest next to her mother in the First Presbyterian Church, Joliet, Ill. Columbarium.


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