In Memory Of ...
December 27, 1946 - March 28, 2009
Visitation:Friends are invited to come together and share memories of Chuck with his family on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 4:00 ? 7:00 P.M. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home.
Obituary:Charles W. ?Chuck? Summers, age 62 of Kenosha, died Saturday, March 28, 2009 at his home. Chuck was born in Kenosha on December 27, 1946, the son of Charles Dana and Lettie (Shipman) Summers. On July 17, 1964, Chuck married Deanna R. ?Dee Dee? Moeller at St. Matthew Episcopal Church. Chuck was employed by Gateway Technical College in Racine as both an electronic technician and an instructor and celebrated his retirement in 2003. He was a member of the Goldwing Road Rider Association and a lifetime member of both The Bassmasters and The National Rifle Association. Left to comfort one another with loving memories of Chuck are his wife, Dee Dee; three daughters, Char Summers, Shawn Summers, and Margaret (Vian) Reener; his grandchildren, Charles William Summers II, Shayne Harris and David and Paula Minor; his parents, Charles (Judy) Summers and Lettie (Bernie) Aker; and his brothers and sisters, Sharon (Pete) Tucker, Cathy Jackson, Lorrie Summers and Paul (Mary) Bilski. Also surviving Chuck are his aunt, Margaret Shipman, Bill (Mona) Shipman, Mike (Sue) Shipman, Bob Shipman, Mark Shipman, Buff (Patty) Bilski, John (Sabrina) Bilski, Janet (his girl!) Langer, Jackie (Niel) Cherek, Bridget (Jeremy) Hagopian, Becky (Roger) Green, and many more nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Andrew, Annette, Chris O., Eddie, Faye, Jeff T., Joe-Joe, Kendall, Leeaire, Michael and Yolanda are just a few of those Chuck included in his honorary extended family. Chuck was preceded in death by his uncle, William Shipman; stepfather, Tom O?Brien; brother-in-law, Bob Jackson; cousin, Peggy Shipman and great grandson, Meiko (Summers) Franklin. Friends are invited to come together and share memories of Chuck with his family on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 4:00 ? 7:00 P.M. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home. The family has requested that flowers be omitted. Memorial remembrances would be appreciated. ?I laughed, I cried; it became a part of me.?