Sommers, Earl R., San Diego, CA

Passed away in his sleep on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the age of 81. Son of the late Fred and Martha (Rutherford) Sommers, Earl was born August 19, 1930 in Saginaw, Michigan. He graduated from Saginaw High School in 1948, from Ferris Institute in 1951 with a Higher Accounting Certificate and from Michigan State University in 1953 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Earl was employed at General Motors in Waukegan, Illinois until the plant closed in 1971, and then for Outboard Marine Corporation. After his retirement in 1992, he moved to St. George, Utah and then to California. Earl enjoyed golf, bowling, music and reading. He is survived by his sisters, Winnie (Leonard) Balazer of Sun City, AZ and V. Bernadene Hausbeck of Saginaw; a brother-in-law, Floyd Hausbeck; nephews, Stanley Balazer, Bill (Janet) and John (Chris) Hausbeck; nieces, Patti (Kevin) Brown, Diana (Bill) Thomas and Pamela Balazer. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Hausbeck. Honoring Earl's wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.