MILWAUKEE - Vernon C. Seitz, 62, formerly of Racine, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 15, 2008, in his home. He was born October 8, 1946, in Racine, the son of Raymond F. and Mildred L. (nee: Welch) Seitz. Vern was a 1964 graduate of Horlick High School and received an Associates Degree in Barbering from MATC. He owned and operated his own barber shop in St. Francis and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Racine. Vern enjoyed painting; animals, including tropical fish; and was a great Packer fan. Survivors include his brother, Karl (Susan T.) Seitz of Fuquay Varina, N.C.; four nieces, Carol (Walt) Bauer of Sanford, N.C., Julie Carter of Fuquay Varina, N.C., Theresa (Monty) Barber of Cary, N.C., and Katie (Chris) Britt of Raleigh, N.C.; two great-nieces, Cheryl Bauer and Lauren Seitz; two great-nephews, Montgomery and Jackson Barber; cousins, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 20, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, corner of St. Patrick and Erie Streets, Fr. John D. Aiello officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery on Highway 32. Visitation will be Saturday only at church from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Memorials may be given to the charity of your choice. STROUF FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES 1001 High Street 632-5101 www.strouf.com
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Dec. 18, 2008