BONAIRE, GA - CMSgt David Joseph Seitz, USAF (Ret) 82, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at his residence. David was born March 7, 1931 in Racine, Wisconsin to the late Mr. Alexander Joseph and Frances Mary (Blackburn) Seitz. He was a retired Chief Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force where he served in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. David was also retired from civil service at Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a member of the Air Force Association. He enjoyed spending time with family, wood working, and playing his guitar and harmonica. David was preceded in death by his sister Jeanne King. His memory will be treasured by his wife of 56 years, Helen Seitz, daughters Julie (Jack) Baker, of Milledgeville, Jane Seitz, and Jill (Mark) Ham all of Warner Robins, brothers Robert (Jackie) Seitz, of Kansasville, WI, Thomas (Elaine) Seitz, of Brookfield, WI, sister Mary Smith, Ann (Shelby) King both of Racine, WI, Grandchildren, Kristina (Kevin) Meadows, Melissa Baker, Rachael (Josh) Putnam, Corey (Katie) Ham, Jamie Ham and Great-Grandchildren, Nathaniel Meadows, Peyton Ham, and MacKenzie Root. A rosary will be held Friday, July 26, 2013 at 6:00 PM in the chapel of Heritage Memorial Funeral Home with visitation to follow. Funeral services will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Father Kevin OKeefe and Deacon Jim Hunt will officiate. Burial will be in Parkway Memorial Gardens with full military honors. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sacred Heart Building Fund, 251 South Davis Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31088 or the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018. The family wishes to thank Holcombs Guardian Angels and Hospice Care Options for their help during Davids illness. Heritage Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Racine Journal Times on July 26, 2013