Carrus Orbis CEO, and Wife, Die in Spain

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Carrus Orbis

    DEARBORN, Mich., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohinder (Mo) Kumra, 61, CEO of
 Carrus Orbis, an automotive supplier, died in an automobile accident in
 San Pedro, Spain, on Friday, March 30, along with his wife, Dr. Usha Kumra,
 59.  A son, Vijay, who lives in Cologne, Germany, survived the accident.  The
 family was on vacation.
     The Kumras also are survived by another son, Dr.Vivek Kumra, of Santa
 Rosa, CA, and his wife, Valerie.
     Mr. Kumra was CEO of Carrus Orbis, a privately held company headquartered
 in Dearborn, which designs and sells commercial delivery trucks and platform
 chassis for shuttle buses, motor homes, ambulances and other transit
 applications.
     He was also CEO of Engineering Global Systems, the World Bus Company and
 Canadian Commercial Vehicles, all at the same location in Dearborn.
     Dr. Usha Kumra was retired from the staff of Beyer Memorial Hospital in
 Ypsilanti, where she specialized in pathology and nuclear medicine.
     The couple lived in Ann Arbor.
     A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the
 Nie Funeral Home, 2400 Carpenter Rd., Ann Arbor, 734-971-2345.  The family
 suggests contributions to United Way, 1212 Griswold, Detroit 48226, or UNICEF,
 111 E. Kirby, Detroit 48202.
 
 

SOURCE Carrus Orbis
    DEARBORN, Mich., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohinder (Mo) Kumra, 61, CEO of
 Carrus Orbis, an automotive supplier, died in an automobile accident in
 San Pedro, Spain, on Friday, March 30, along with his wife, Dr. Usha Kumra,
 59.  A son, Vijay, who lives in Cologne, Germany, survived the accident.  The
 family was on vacation.
     The Kumras also are survived by another son, Dr.Vivek Kumra, of Santa
 Rosa, CA, and his wife, Valerie.
     Mr. Kumra was CEO of Carrus Orbis, a privately held company headquartered
 in Dearborn, which designs and sells commercial delivery trucks and platform
 chassis for shuttle buses, motor homes, ambulances and other transit
 applications.
     He was also CEO of Engineering Global Systems, the World Bus Company and
 Canadian Commercial Vehicles, all at the same location in Dearborn.
     Dr. Usha Kumra was retired from the staff of Beyer Memorial Hospital in
 Ypsilanti, where she specialized in pathology and nuclear medicine.
     The couple lived in Ann Arbor.
     A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the
 Nie Funeral Home, 2400 Carpenter Rd., Ann Arbor, 734-971-2345.  The family
 suggests contributions to United Way, 1212 Griswold, Detroit 48226, or UNICEF,
 111 E. Kirby, Detroit 48202.
 
 SOURCE  Carrus Orbis