Raymond Earl Seipel, 93, Maryville, Missouri, died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Parkdale Manor Care Center, Maryville.
Raymond was born to Albert Phillip and Jennie Martha (Sturm) Seipel on September 2, 1919 at Maryville, Missouri.
On January 15,1946, Raymond and Eileen Rosalia Wiederholt were married at the Conception Abbey, in Conception Missouri.
Raymond was a World War II Veteran and served in the South Pacific with the US Army. He returned home and farmed in the Ravenwood area and was very involved in activites at his church, St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church in Maryville. He was a former member of St. Columba Parish, Conception Jct., Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his wife Eileen (June 1, 2013), son Stephen Seipel (1957), brother Francis Albert Seipel, and sisters Clara Louise Wilmes and Mary Gertrude Zech.
Raymond is survived by three sons: Mark (Beth) Seipel, Macomb, Illinois, Philip (Linda) Seipel and Chris (Sandy) Seipel, both of Ravenwood, Missouri, two daughters, Julie (William) Whitsitt, Dallas,Texas and Sara Marshall, New Canaan, Connecticut, eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and brother Earl Seipel, Maryville.
A parish rosary will be held at 5:00 PM Monday, June 17, at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville, followed by a visitation from 5:30-7:30 PM.
Mass of Christial Burial will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 18, also at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, with burial in St. Columba Cemetery, Conception, Missouri.
"Memorials may be made to St. Gregory Catholic School, or Conception Abbey.