Seidl, E. Rose
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Elizabeth Rose Seidl (Mrs. Thomas U. Seidl), 74 Luxemburg, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Monday evening, Feb. 3, 2014, following a courageous 11 year battle with breast cancer. She was born in Dyckesville, to the late John F. and Rose M. (Bader) Deprey on July 23, 1939. On May 28, 1960, Rose was united in marriage to Thomas U. Seidl at St. Louis Church, Dyckesville. She was a devoted wife and mother to three children. She was a Faith filled and compassionate person who enjoyed spending time with her family. Rose was always sure that others came first and had the rare gift to make sure everyone felt welcome and cared about. Rose's character has been a great example to her family. She especially enjoyed preparing wonderful meals for family gatherings. Teaching her grandchildren how to cook and bake pies was something she and the children enjoyed and they will remember forever. Rose and her family enjoyed time together relaxing and playing games. She was a member of St. Mary Parish, Luxemburg, Wis., and was a member of the Christian Mother Society. Rose also enjoyed traveling. She was proud of her Belgian heritage and enjoyed spending time with the Belgian Club. She and Tom also had a lot of fun playing cards and other games with their group of fun loving friends. Rose enjoyed time with Tom working on their landscaping and spending time in their yard.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Tom and their children, Brian and Lynn Seidl, Bruce and Patti Seidl, Kay and Carl Shefchik, all of Luxemburg; eight grandchildren, Sarah (Brent) Tekulve, Brent (Jessica) Seidl, Tyler Seidl (friend, Karissa Kaiser), Zachary Seidl (friend, Danielle DePeau), Kyle Seidl, Jake, Lauren and Luke Shefchik; one brother and three sisters-in-law, John (Donna) Deprey, Green Bay; Valerie DuBois, Champion; Etta Deprey, Green Bay; one sister and one brother-in-law, Madelene Derenne, Luxemburg; Roy Johnson, Green Bay; two sisters-in-law, Linda Seidl, Luxemburg; Carol Lee Masino, Milwaukee; many nieces and nephews.
Rose was preceded in death by, one sister, Emerine Johnson; two brothers, Melvin Deprey and Jim Deprey; two brothers-in-law, Sonny Derenne, Larry Seidl; niece, Linda Vandenhouten; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leo and Ann Seidl.
Friends called at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg, 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Closing parish prayer service was at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Visitation will continue at St. Mary Church in Luxemburg on Saturday morning, Feb. 8, 2014, between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Funeral 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Milton Suess officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of The Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Green Bay.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in the name of Rose Seidl.
The McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, is assisting the Seidl Family. www.mcmahonfh.com
A special thank you is extended to Father Milton Suess and Deacon Bob Miller for their comforting words. The Doctors, Nurses and Staff at Green Bay Oncology and Unity Hospice for their dedicated care and support during this difficult time. With your help and support we were able to care for Rose at her home!
Published in Kewaunee County Star-News on Feb. 8, 2014