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John Anthony Somers

January 19, 1960 - December 20, 2018

John Anthony Somers, 58, of Petersburg, died Thursday, December 20, 2018 at his home. He was born January 19, 1960 in Bloomington, to Alfred Joseph and Marjorie Gates Somers. He married Kim Harkness on October 27, 1984 and she preceded him in death on March 26, 1993.

Survivors include his children, Joseph Somers of Petersburg and Stephanie Somers of Springfield; two sisters, Petty Kaeser and Bridget Renner; four brothers, Peter, Patrick, Marty and Paul Somers and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and one sister, Mary Ellen Somers.

John was Maintenance Manager for Near North Village for 35 years.

Memorial Gathering: 5 – 7 pm, Monday, January 7, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp CoCo.

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp CoCo.

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