Leora ‘Lee’ Summa


Leora “Lee” Summa, 90, of Seymour, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Belle, Missouri.

Born July 2, 1924, in Ohio County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Denver E. and Nova Williams Bratcher, both of whom preceded her in death. On Sept. 5, 1942, in Clermore, Oklahoma, she married Andrew W. Kloke, who died in 1944 in the war.

Lee was employed as a nurse’s aid at Lutheran Community Home for 20 years.

Survivors include two sisters, Jodie Burley and Gaye McDole; two brothers, Ray and Tom Bratcher; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Andy Combs; and brothers, Lawrence and Charles Bratcher.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Voss Chapel with the Rev. Tom Judd officiating.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday.

Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.

Memorial checks may be written to donor’s choice of charity.