Mrs. Bertha Somerlott, 78, died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Angola Rest. Home, where she had been a patient since October. She is survived by her husband, John W. Somerlott, who was a former major league baseball player, a son, John Francis, seven sisters and three brothers. Services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday in the Weicht Funeral Home with Rev. Malcolm Meston officiating. Burial was in the South Metz cemetery.
Mrs. Somerlott was a daughter of the late Alonzo and Frances Ellen Williams, and was born at Metz on September 4, 1881.
From the Steuben Republican, May 18 1960, page 10)Submitted By: Larry Williams