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Gordon Summerfeldt ’33

Published in July 10, 1991, issue

GORDON SUMMERFELDT died May 8, 1991, in Tavernier, Fla. A funeral service was held May 12 at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home in Princeton.

Gordon was born Nov. 30,1910, in Trenton, N.J. He prepared at Mercersburg. in college he was on the 150lb. crew, a member of Court Club, and roomed with Toddy Miles.

After college, Gordon sold securities for some years. in 1940 he joined the Army. He spent five years in the service, emerging as a It. colonel, but he remained at Ft. Monmouth until retirement, working on electronic research and development During that time, he lived in Trenton, but then he moved to Key Largo, Fla., and also had a summer place in Murphy, N.C.

On June 6,1936, Gordon married Marie Plummer in Trenton. They had two sons, David and Robert, and five grandchildren. Marie died in 1981. Later Gordon married Vera Holland, who survives.

Gordon was a regular at reunions at Princeton and in Florida. We will miss him. We send out deep sympathy to Vera and to the sons.

The Class of 1933

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