February 3 1941 June 18 2019 (age 78)
Robert “Bob” Summers, 78, of West Burlington, died at 11:15 AM Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. Born February 3, 1941, in Keokuk, he was the son of Ernest Edward and Loraine Francis Reynolds Summers. He married Judith Lynn Buss, she later died. On December 22, 1983, he married Sandra Kay Morgan in Burlington. Robert worked for St. Louis Die Casting and Gear in Keokuk. He later worked for American Ordnance for 33 years, retiring in 2000. He was a graduate of Keokuk High School. He was a member of West Burlington United Methodist Church. He was a Trump fan, an avid Hawkeye fan, a Harley fan, late model dirt track racing and NASCAR fan. He loved listening to music, his dogs, camping and would do anything for anyone. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Kay Summers of West Burlington; four sons, Douglas Kent Summers, Robert Craig Summers, and Daniel Wayne Summers all of Keokuk, and Keith Lee (Katherine) Kelly of MI; two daughters, JoAnna (Brendan) Summers Kyung of San Francisco, CA and Kari (Roger) Benz of Wever, IA; ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gerald Otto Summers of Cincinnati, OH and Michael Summers of Keokuk; one sister, Jeanne Summers of Keokuk; and several nieces and nephews. Besides his first wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Ernest Jr. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. The funeral service for Mr. Summers will be 10:00 AM Friday, June 21, 2019, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Rev. Elizabeth Bell officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Great River Hospice House and West Burlington United Methodist Church.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Bob Summers February 3 1941 June 18 2019 (age 78).
Death notice for the town of: Ankeny, state: Iowa