George L. Summers
George L. Sommers, 101,
formerly of Van Dyne, Alaska and Rochester, MN, died on Friday, October 18,
2019 in Rochester, MN.
He was born on August 23,
1918, in Minneapolis, MN, the son of Louis A. and Sarah M. Lien Sommers. On January 8, 1944, he married Carolyn
“Molly” Merz at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Milwaukee. Carolyn preceded him in death.
George graduated from West
High School in Minneapolis. He worked in
Alaska as a dynamiter for the Army Corps of Engineers. George worked at Froedtert Malt Factory in
West Milwaukee as a maltser for 40 years retiring in 1983. He was an active member of the Eagles, Senior
Citizens Club and various union labor organizations. George enjoyed his friendship with Native
Americans, fishing, hunting, playing cards and traveling.
He is survived by four
grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and his friend Mary Walther of
He is preceded in death by his
parents, wife Carolyn in 2000 and his daughter Vivian Nishi.
VISITATION: Friends may call
on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Kurki-Mach Funeral
Chapel & Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Funeral services
will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Kurki-Mach
Funeral Chapel & Crematory, with Rev. James Reiff officiating. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery in
the Town of Nekimi.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420