Sophia Wallert

     Sophia Wallert, 101, Gladstone, Mo., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at home with her loving family by her side. Sophia was born Sept. 15, 1916 to Anthony and Sophia Somer in Wilson, Kan. Her father owned the Somer Hardware, a historic landmark in Wilson.
     Sophia married Ray Wallert and they enjoyed 72 years together. Her and Ray lived in Russell, Kan. and Gorham, Kan. They moved to Kansas City in 1993.
     Sophia was preceded in death by her husband in 2016, and a brother and five sisters.
     Survivors include her daughter, Deborah Crockett (Chip Bennett); and multiple nieces, nephews and friends.
     Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the McGilley Antioch Chapel
     A private inurnment will take place at a later date in Terrace Park Cemetery.  
     In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care, 1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64114.
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