Obit: Seif, Charles E. (1883 - 1975)

Contact: Ken Wood
Email: ken@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Seif, Wood, Hemp

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Thursday, 4 Dec 1975, P. 6, C. 3

Seif, Charles E. (Feb. 14, 1883 - Dec. 2, 1975)

CHARLES E. SEIF

Neillsville--Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the United Church of Christ here for Charles E. Seif, 93, of Neillsville. He died at Memorial Hospital Tuesday afternoon.

The Rev. Gary L. Clark, pastor, will officiate. Burial will take place in the Neillsville Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home from 2-9 p.m. today and until noon Friday, when the body will be taken to the church.

Mr. Seif was born Feb. 14, 1883, in the Town of Sherwood, Clark County, and was educated in the Town of Seif. He worked as a logger in Clark County and also in the State of Washington. He later operated a blacksmith shop in Neillsville and then joined his father in the implement business here, retiring in 1946. He moved to LaCrosse in 1953 and resided there for 20 years, returning to Neillsville in 1973.

He was a member of the United Church of Christ, the Odd Fellows Lodge No. 198, and had been a supervisor on the Clark County Board.

He married the former Elsie Wood on June 18, 1909, at Neillsville. She died in 1953.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Gertrude) Hemp, Mosinee; three sons, Chester, Augusta, Dale, Neillsville, and William, Rockford, Ill.; a brother , David Seif, Neillsville; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was predeceased in death by five brothers.

 

 


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