Obituary for Esther Summers
Esther L. Summers
Esther Lorraine Summers, age 90, passed away March 13, 2017. She was born August 7, 1926 the daughter of Roy and Carrie (Parks) McCrumb. Esther was a devoted employee to Portland Public Schools for 26 years and was a beloved bus driver for 17 years. She was an avid bowler, loved quilting, and enjoyed reading as of lately. Esther was known to always “shoot from the hip” and had a no-nonsense attitude about life. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 38 years, Leroy “Doc” Summers; two sisters; four brothers; and a son-in-law. Surviving are her four children, Joseph Michael (Tami) Summers, Randolf James (Artie) Summers, Kim Leroy (Linda) Summers, and Jody Lorraine Delo; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Portland Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to a luncheon following the service at 2:00 p.m. at the Portland V.F.W. #4090. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Esther’s honor to the Portland V.F.W. #4090, 1324 E. Bridge Street, Portland, MI 48875. Arrangements are entrusted to Lehman Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.