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Dwight Sumner

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Dwight E. "Doggie" Sumner, 79, passed away at 10:05 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2010, at Eldercare of Alton. He was born the 2nd son of Lloyd and Elizabeth Sumner of Alton.

Dwight was a graduate of Alton High School and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a retired Real Estate Broker. He self published his book "Makin it to Nashville" in January of 2010.

A previous marriage to Reba Marie Tuetken, since divorced, produced a son, David Sumner, who was tragically killed previously.

Dwight is survived by a brother: Howell Sumner of Godfrey and The Villages, Florida, a sister and brother in law: Dottie and Don Koppenhaver of Henderson, Nevada, many nieces, nephews, cousins, a step - daughter: Carla Tuetken, and a step - son: Alan Tuetken.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son: David, and a step son: Randy Tuetken.

There will be no visitation. Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of cremation arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church of Alton.

Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.

Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of cremation arrangements.


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