Archive for Thursday, February 17, 2005

Martin Seibel


February 17, 2005

Services for Martin Seibel, 91, Eudora, were Saturday, Feb. 12, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Private burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mr. Seibel died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Center.
He was born Feb. 19, 1913, in Ellis, the son of Rudolph and Caroline Georgia Seibel. He graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in civil engineering. He lived in Hutchinson for 38 years.
Mr. Seibel served in the U.S. Navy on an aircraft carrier in the South Pacific. He worked with the Department of Transportation as a district engineer for the 5th District for 47 years. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Professional Engineers, AARP, Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Alford-Clarke Post No. 852.
He married Gwen Guthrie on June 10, 1939, in Wichita. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include three daughters, Karen Seibel, Lawrence, Diane Chrislip, Eudora, and Shelly Houghton, Minneapolis; a son, Charles Seibel, Lawrence; a sister, Betty Nauert, Larned; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care of Douglas County, Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn. or the church, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora 66025.
E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Seibel.

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