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John Summerhays
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1930
Mason City
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1980
Taylor County
Iowa, USA

Funeral services for John Thomas Summerhays, 50, of Bedford, held August 4 in Shum-Novinger Funeral Home in Bedford, were conducted by Pastor Allen Tomlinson. Mr. Summerhays died August 1, 1980 in Bergen Mercy Hospital in Omaha. Interment was at Lexington Cemetery, Taylor County, Iowa. John Thomas Summerhays, son of Thomas Walter and Grace Helen Summerhayes, was born at Mason City, Iowa, on March 9, 1930. He grew to maturity in Mason City. On March 9, 1953 he was united in marriage to Betty Arlene at Preston, Minnesota and they lived in Bedford. To this union six children were born: Diana Eppers, Carolyn Thrasher, Linda Tjaden, Robert, Randy, and Roger. Jack was the owner and manager of J and B Radio Shack in Bedford and for many years he was a member of the Teamster's Union, Local 147. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, father, Thomas Walter, sister, Shirley, son, Roger, and a grandchild Zeke Thomas. Left to cherish his memory are: his mother Grace Backer; children: Diana Eppers, Carolyn Thrasher, Linda Tjaden, Robert S., Randy S., ; grandchildren, Kristie, Mike, and Chad; sisters, Betty Davidson and Kristi Beck. Jack was a kind and generous man. He will be missed by family and friend
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  Thomas Walter Summerhays (1903 - 1967)
  Grace Helen Grover Backer (1902 - 1994)
  Betty Arlene Davison Summerhays (1931 - 1978)*
  Joan Summerhays (____ - 1925)*
  Shirley Ann Summerhays Hersom (1927 - 1977)*
  John Summerhays (1930 - 1980)
*Calculated relationship
Lexington Cemetery
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Dec 24, 2007
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John Summerhays
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