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Omer H. Summers ’39

Omer H. Summers ’39, August 5, 1998, at his home in Bend, Oregon. He married Mary E. Berry while still attending Reed. After graduation, he worked for the Bonneville Power Administration, and he served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. After his discharge, he moved to Bend, Oregon, where he and his brother opened the first drive-in restaurant. He also owned the Skyline Steakhouse in downtown Bend and later was in real estate development in the area. Survivors include his son; four daughters, and six grandchildren. His wife died in 1983.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1999

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