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Harold C. Seele

October 19, 2006

Harold C. Seele
Services for Harold C. Seele, 81, Baldwin City, were Monday, Oct. 16, at the new Worden United Methodist Church in Worden. Burial was in St. John's Cemetery near Worden.
Mr. Seele died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 8, 1925, in Willow Springs Township, the son of Henry G. and Hulda M. Schwarz Seele. He grew up and attended schools in Willow Springs Township and graduated from Baldwin High School in 1943. He moved to Baldwin City in 2005.
Mr. Seele was a lifelong farmer. He worked for the Farmer's Co-Op Assn. for 23 years and retired in 1987. He continued to farm until he retired in December 2005. He was a member and trustee of St. John's Church of Christ and Worden United Methodist Church. He was a former board member of the Willow Springs Township Board and Farmers Home Administration.
He married Rose M. Gorney on Feb. 4, 1989, at St. John's United Church of Christ in Worden. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Jerry Seele, Baldwin City, and Danny Seele, Burlingame; a stepson, David Wasson, Clearview City; two brothers, Alvin Seele and Olin Seele, both of Johnstown, Colo.; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A brother, Walter Seele, and a stepson, John Wasson, died earlier.
The family suggests memorials to the Worden United Methodist Church Building Fund or the Diabetes Assn., sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City 66006.

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