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Monte Dean Summers, 61, Brown County

Monte Dean Summers, 61, of Brown County, died unexpectedly at 9:04 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Columbus.

Born in Anderson, on July 7, 1951, he was the son of John and Katherine Dilts Summers. He grew up in Madison County and graduated from Highland High School in 1969. Monte married Debra Schmit on Sept. 5, 1980. He attended Ball State University and South Meridian Church of God in Anderson. He was a master craftsman, constructing many fine homes in and around Brown County. He will also be remembered as a true outdoorsman, enjoying camping, hiking, fishing and hunting. Monte loved the American West and its history. He and his wife shared numerous trips into the Rocky Mountain region. Over all, his strong faith in God sustained him and his family.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Debbie Schmit Summers; father, John Summers of Anderson; sister, Melody Hull of Alexandria; and a brother, Meredith Summers of Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Summers.

Family and friends can call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 28 at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike. A private family service is planned at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service in Anderson. Burial will be at Bronnenberg Cemetery in Chesterfield.

Online condolences can be sent to the Summers family at www.barkesweaverglick.com.

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  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 26
    Go Club meeting Wednesday at coffee/tea shop
    3 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 26
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 5
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 5
    Children's fund annual auction
    6 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 6
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 6
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 10
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
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    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road