Wilma Jean Summers (1930 - 2014)


Wilma Jean Summers, 83, of Seymour, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.
Born Nov. 7, 1930, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of the late Paul R. Summers and Josephine Rich Summers.
Wilma graduated from Shortridge High School in Indianapolis and from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She received a master's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and began her teaching career at Mills College in Oakland, California. After moving to Germany, she taught for 13 years at Army-based schools in Mannheim and Stuttgart. Returning to the United States, she and a friend opened an art gallery in Seattle, which Jean managed for several years. She later worked in real estate until her retirement.
Survivors include her sister, Jo Ann Montgomery Scully; a nephew, Douglas (Martha) Montgomery; two nieces, Elizabeth Ann (Nicholas) McKeever and Dr. Patricia (Karl) Kovach; three grandnieces; and five grandnephews.
A memorial service will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of service Sunday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church or Wellesley College.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Voss & Sons Funeral Service and Tri-County Crematory, Seymour.
Online condolences can be seen at www.vossfuneralservice.com.
Funeral Home
Voss and Sons Funeral Service
316 N. Chestnut Street Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-5558
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Published in Tribune from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5, 2014
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