Judith Ann Summers

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Judith Ann Summers

May 20, 1943 - March 13, 2019

Judith Ann Summers Judith Ann Summers, 75, passed away March 13, 2019, at Union Hospital with her family by her side. She was born May 20, 1943, to Jack and Marjorie Cox Summers (Krogh) in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Judy graduated from Elk Point High School in South Dakota in 1961. From there, she received her BS from Indiana State University in elementary education with endorsement in library science in 1965. She then went on to achieve her MS in educational media from Purdue University in 1969 and also accomplished getting 30 hours over her master's at Indiana State University.
She worked as a librarian at Richmond Community Schools from 1965 to 1966. After that, she spent 30 years as a media specialist at Fuqua Elementary School. Those 30 years also included some time at Fayette Elementary, Pimento Elementary and Maple Avenue. Judy retired as the coordinator of media and technology of Vigo County Schools in 1998.
Judy received an Outstanding Young Woman award in 1980, was a life member of the National Education Association, life member of the Vigo County Retired Teachers Association, a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, ISTA-R, a friend of the Vigo County Library, an Alpha Delta Kappa Alpha Lambda Chapter Silver Sister in 2011, a part of the Vigo County Historical Society, and a life member of the Educational Heritage Association of Vigo County and served as the financial treasurer.
She grew up in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Elk Point, S.D. She joined the Seelyville United Methodist Church in 1969.
Judy is survived by her brother, James (Peggy) Summers of Terre Haute; sister, Barbara S. Krogh of Seattle, Wash., and Jim Burrows of Seattle, Wash.; niece, Alison Kay (Kevin) Summers Dykes and children, Alex and Audrey Dykes; nephew, Joseph (Crystal) Summers of Byesville, Ohio; great-nephew, Cameron Joseph (Kristen) Summers of Byesville, Ohio; great-niece, Caitlyn Jean Summers of Byesville, Ohio; uncle, Alan Keith Summers and Martin Portnoy of Sarasota, Fla.; cousin, Brian (Marty) Johnson and daughter, Jennifer of Maudlin, S.C.; and special cousins, Carol and Martin Jorgenson of South Dakota, Dorothy Gunion of Iowa, and John Gunion of South Dakota; Lois (Allan) Nelson of Omaha, Neb.; and Don (Rose) Thompson of Dunlap, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Summers (2015); her stepmother, Mable Summers (2013); her mother, Marjorie Krogh (2003) of Elk Point, South Dakota; and her stepfather, James Krogh (2002) of South Dakota.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the Seelyville United Methodist Church, from 4 to 7 p.m. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Seelyville United Methodist Church. A graveside service will follow with burial at Roselawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, any donations given will go to the Seelyville United Methodist Church and the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Elk Point, S.D. Online condolences can be made at:
Published on March 14, 2019
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Len Mullins
Mar 15, 2019
Rest In Peace my friend. We had many interesting and fun times at Fuqua Elementary.
Janice Scott
Mar 15, 2019
Judy was an enthusiastic leader for students with her knowledge in both computers and literature. She was always so friendly and really admired by her peers. She will be missed by her friends.