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Obituary for Margaret Ann Summerfield

Margaret Ann Summerfield
Zilwaukee, Michigan

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at her home. Age 87 years. The daughter of the late John and Margaret (Golz) Dashner, Margaret was born on January 28, 1935 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married James Dale Summerfield, her loving husband of 66 years, on April 28, 1956. He survives her. Margaret was employed at Michigan National Bank retiring in 1989. She was a longtime faithful member of St. Matthew Catholic Church and St. John Paul II Catholic Church. She was also a member of Covenant Health Care Auxiliary for 25+ years. Margaret enjoyed traveling and dinners with friends, watching her grandchildren’s hockey games and volunteered countless hours at Speedy Sew Sewing Center. She was a very avid loyal Detroit Tigers fan.

Surviving besides her husband Jim are one daughter and one son, Ann (Mark) Landra, Saginaw; James (Suzette) Summerfield, Freeland; four grandchildren, Tanner Landra, Kelsey Landra, Michael Summerfield and Matthew (Mikayla) Summerfield; two brothers, Richard (Barbara) Dashner and John Dashner; several nieces and nephews. Margaret was preceded in death by her sister, Jacqueline Rickard.

Margaret’s family would like to extend their sincere appreciation and gratitude to Great Lakes PACE, especially Becky, and A & D Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.

Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at St. John Paul II Catholic Church, 469 Shattuck Rd. Rev. Fr. William Rutkowski will officiate. Honoring Mrs. Summerfield’s wishes cremation will follow. Private inurnment will take place in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan or to the wishes of the family.