OBIT - Jeffrey S. Summerfield

Jeffrey S. Summerfield, 46, of Grand Rapids, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 18, 2011. 18, He is survived by his wife of 4 years, Riza; children, Chris Cater and Charlie Summerfield; parents, George and Ruth (Elston) Summerfield; brothers, Mark (Laurie) Summerfield and Tom (Cori)Summerfield; parents-in-law, Reynaldo and Cecilia Marasigan; brothers-in-law, Luis, German (Samantha), Dino, Ace (Jackie) Marasigan; also many nieces and nephews.

Jeff was a 1983 graduate of Tekonsha High School and received his Associates Degree from Manchester College in Indiana. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, with the Air Force in Operation Desert Storm and worked for Wachter Network, Inc. of Lenexa, Kansas. Jeff was a fanatic Detroit Tiger fan.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 22 at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 2525 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, Pastor John Delger, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Michigan Special Olympics Area 11, 1239 76th St. SW Suite E, Byron Center, MI 49315. Arrangements were entrusted to O’Brien-Eggebeen – Gerst, 616/949-7350, www.gerstfuneralhomes.com.