Wilfred “Will” Summers Sr., age 75, of Escanaba passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Marquette General Hospital, in Marquette.
Will was a wonderful husband & father and will be sadly missed by all his family & friends.He touched the hearts of many .
Wifred was born September 12, 1938 in Escanaba, the son of Joseph and Mary (Daily) Summers. He was united in marriage to Maureen Allsworth on December 28, 1957. Wilfred retired as a service tech with the Mich Con Gas Company & then went onto work on the road as a Inspector & Chief on the pipelines & traveled extensively. He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also enjoyed hunting fishing & spending time with all his family at Johny Sopers Camp & having coffee & donuts with his IMS family & of course monday night get togethers at’ his nephew Nick’s.
Wilfred is survived by his wife of 56 .5 yrs, Maureen “Winkie” Summers of Escanaba, his son, Wilfred “Will” (Monika) Summers Jr. of Clemmons, NC, his daughter, Debby (Gary) Summers-Vivio of Stephenson, six grandchildren, Greg(Tia) Majkrzak II, Elicia(CJ) Paasch, Misty(Brian) Bottkol, Cassandra(Matt Alessandrini) Majkrzak and Camilla and Sophia Summers, six great grandchildren Anna Blake Liam Emma Elizabeth & Avery ; two brothers, Mark (Penny) Summers of Seattle, WA and Mike (Phyllis) Summers of Escanaba, four sisters, Joanne Gravell of Escanaba, Elenore Artley of Escanaba, Carol(Nick) Summers of Escanaba and Pat Soper of Flat Rock and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, John and Joseph.
Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family.
The Summers family is being assisted by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba.
Ann (Hoots) and Jim Clarke - Stephenson, MI
We are so so sorry. Your Dad was the best! Lots of good memories. Especially remembering when my folks and I came over years ago, and your Dad played his guitar and we had a little song fest. Good times. xoxo Much sympathy and hugs.May God Bless and Comfort you all. Wonderful family.
Geri Nelson - Gladstone, MI
I worked with Will for many years at the MichCon Service Center and he always had a smile on his face and a great guy to work with. He will be sadly missed by those he worked with at MichCon. With deep sympathy to his family