Allan R. Summers
Allan Roy “PeeWee” “Red” “Al” Summers, 83, Stevens Point, died
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Hayward, where he had been living with his daughter
for the past two years.
Visitation will be at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens
Point from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. A procession will follow to Forest
Cemetery, where a committal and military service will be held at graveside.
A reception for family and friends will be held after the
cemetery services starting at approximately 3:30 p.m. at the Stevens Point Municipal
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Summers was born June 10, 1933, in Stevens Point, a son
of the late Roy and Georgine (Rustad) Summers. He graduated from P.J. Jacobs
He entered the U.S. Navy June 19, 1951, in Chicago, Ill. He
earned the National Defense and Good Conduct medals. He served until his
honorable discharge June 2, 1955, in San Francisco, Calif.
He returned to Stevens Point and attended Central State Teachers
College (now the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point).
He held various jobs until becoming an engineer on the Soo
Line and Wisconsin Central Railroads until his retirement in 1989.
He was married to Nancy Shoemaker in September 1961. The
couple later divorced.
He was a member of the Siasefi organization while at Central
State. He belonged to many Wings of the Confederate Air Force groups throughout
the country. He was a lifetime member of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
Golden Eagle and a member of the Stevens Point Pilots Association, Elks Club,
United Transportation Union, Trinity Lutheran Church, Volunteer EAA Adventures,
War Bird Flight Lines and Press Corps.
He also volunteered for the Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort
in Biloxi, Miss. He was a model airplane builder and a published aviation
Survivors include one daughter, Julie (Randy) Gruba, Wisconsin;
four brothers, Don Summers, Washington, Dale Summers, Florida, Bruce (Shirley)
Summers, Illinois, and Doug Summers, Wisconsin; and one sister, Linda (Bill)