Erika  Summers


Erika G. Summers, 85, passed away peacefully and painlessly in her sleep on June 6, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
She was born to Paul and Helene Koslowsky Siefert on May 12, 1934, in Halle un der Salle, Germany. She survived the fire bombings of 1942 and 1943. Also, the starvation relief provided by the Berlin Airlift of 1948. She escaped Russian Communist occupation to West Germany before the Berlin Wall was constructed. She was married to George Summers on April 7, 1970, and he survives.
She was a naturalized citizen, a successful wife, homemaker, gardener, animal and nature lover and handicraft artist.
Her brother Paul and two sisters Karin and Renata were dislocated and it is unknown if they survive.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday, June 8, 2019, from noon to 2 p.m., also at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel.
Published on June 6, 2019
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