Harry William "Bill" Seipel
Harry William “Bill” Seipel, 82, of Springfield, died at 2:01 pm, Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born June 19, 1933 in Williamsville, to John F., Sr. and Florence M. Welker Seipel. He married Edna Mae Flagg on September 26, 1954 and she survives.
Also surviving are children, William Gregory (Mary) Seipel of Pleasant Plains, Brenda Jo Jacob (Bill Kmett, Sr.) of Springfield, Sandra Jean (Frank) Waldrup of Green Cove Springs, FL and Susan Renee (Greg) Thompson of Buffalo; grandchildren, Renee Crews, Mark (Kristi) Seipel and Scott Seipel, Craig Waldrup, Stacy Waldrup and Sarah (Ray) Forbess, Stephanie Thompson (Rob Kalabus), Amy Thompson and Lindsay (Anthony) Letz; great-grandchildren, Brandt, Brady and Braxton Crews, Baby Boy Forbess, Landon O’Connell, Kaleb Capella, Kelton Thompson, Kylen Capella, Sophia Thompson, Livia Kalabus, Colby Letz and Kalia Thompson; sisters, Patricia Knittel of Merritt Island, FL and Joyce (Robert) Hinds of Modesto; sisters-in-law, Frances Seipel of Springfield and Phyllis Seipel of Las Vegas, NV; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John F., Jr, Jerry D., and Charles “Chick” Seipel; son-in-law, Larry “Jake” Jacob; grandson-in-law, Damien Crews; brother-in-law, Paul Knittel; nephew, Terry Seipel.
Bill was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was a US Navy Veteran and an avid outdoorsman. Bill retired from CWLP in 1993 after 37 years of employment.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at the Villa East and Memorial Medical Center for the care given to Bill.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home. An additional visitation will be held from 9 – 10 am, Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Pastor Darrell Debowey officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park where the Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Charity of Donor’s Choice.