Lynn Sumerix

Lynn Allen Sumerix, 78, of Eaton Rapids, died on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at the Country Woods AFC Home in Potterville. Lynn was born on April 16, 1943, in Charlotte, the son of Elmer and Mildred (Goodrich) Sumerix. Following graduating from high school Lynn began working for Motor Wheel and later working at General Motors where he retired as a Skills Tradesman. On May 8, 1965, Lynn married Carol Ann Fisher in Charlotte, MI, and the couple spent the next 52 years creating lasting memories. He proudly served in the Michigan National Guard. Lynn enjoyed working with Carol in their perennial gardens around their property. Lynn also enjoyed traveling around the country, woodworking and fishing. Being outdoors was an important part of Lynn’s life. Above all his proudest accomplishment over his lifetime was his family.

Lynn is survived by his son, Tyler Sumerix; siblings, Lorraine Chase, Wayne (Sue) Sumerix, Carl (Marti) Sumerix; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Carol; siblings, Dale Sumerix, and Linda Lehr; and his parents.

Friends are encouraged to support Lynn’s family by sharing memories on his Tribute Page at A graveside service will be held at Maple Hill Cemetery in Charlotte. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.