SYCAMORE – Agnes Seegers, 86, of Sycamore, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb. |
Born Jan. 7, 1927, in Sycamore, the daughter of Emil and Agnes (Rombough) Hensel, she married Gilbert E. Seegers Sr. on Nov. 17, 1945, in Burlington.
Agnes graduated from Maple Park High School in 1945 and was the valedictorian of her class. She worked for 10 years at K-Mart. Agnes was a member of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John in Sycamore. She enjoyed making wedding and birthday cakes, and loved to sew, knit and crochet. She made baby sweaters and afghans for her grandchildren and many others. She also enjoyed solving crossword puzzles, reading and watching "Wheel of Fortune." Agnes loved visiting with her friends and relatives.
She is survived by her children, Mary Seegers of Geneva, Gary (Joanne) Seegers of Kingston, Sharon (Dale) Evans of Bellingham, Wash., Pat (Dave) Wittrock of Spring, Texas, and Lori (Gary) Bross of Clare; grandchildren, Annette, Bruce, Stephanie, Brent, Megan, Eric, Drew, Amber, Annie, Evan and Mason; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Emma, Elliot, Chloe, Caitlyn, Nora, Tess, Zoe, Justin, Chloe, Sophia, Autumn, Grace and William; and siblings, Alice (John) Adamson of Poplar Grove, Lorraine Luth of Harvard, Helen (Floyd) Kaiser of Crystal Lake, John (Shirley) Kriegel of Hampshire and George Kriegel of Harvard.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband; son, Gilbert Seegers Jr.; infant brother, Theodore Hensel; brothers, Ed Kriegel and Carl Kriegel; and sister, Mayme Kriegel.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John, 26555 Brickville Road, Sycamore, with the Rev. Robert Weinhold officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Quiram Sycamore Chapel, 1245 Somonauk St., Sycamore, IL 60178, and one hour prior to the service from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church.
A memorial fund has been established for the Stained Glass Fund at St. John's and the Gib Seegers Scholarship Fund through the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
For information or to leave a message of condolence, visit www.OlsonFH.com or call 815-895-6589.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Feb. 13, 2013