Lisa Seifert

Lisa Ann Seifert Resident of San Martin October 22, 1959 - February 7, 2013 Lisa, a resident of San Martin, was born in Gilroy, California to Larry and Giulia Gallego. Lisa is survived by Brian, her devoted husband of 26 years, her children, Jessica, Joshua, Nathan and Caroline Seifert, her Mother Giulia Gallego, her sister Gina (Aaron) Colton, her brothers, Alex (Kim) Gallego and Eric (Martha) Gallego, her Mother in-Law, Phyllis Seifert, her brother in laws, Scott Seifert (Becky), Roy (Linda) Seifert and Bruce Seifert (James). Aunt Manuela Gallego­Rodriguez and Uncles Gene (Holly) Mammini, and Jim Mammini, her nephews, Garrett, Zack & Ryan Colton, Lucas, Nicolas & Vincent Gallego, and Matt, David and Geoffrey Seifert, and her nieces, Grace & Allison Gallego and Jenny (Will) Faulconer. Also survived by many cousins in California, Oregon, Arizona, Spain & Italy. She was preceded in death by her father, Larry Gallego, her grandparents, Louie & Rosie Mammini and Jose & Guadalupe Gallego and her father-in-law, Roy Seifert. Lisa was a Graduate of Live Oak High School, where she was an active member of the class of 1977. She was an accomplished gymnast & hockey player, as well as Homecoming Queen. She attended Chico State University and was a 1983 Graduate of San Jose State University. Lisa was an active member of St. Catherine's Parish in Morgan Hill. She taught Sunday School for Preschoolers for many years. She was a member of the Parent Guild at St. Catherine School and was very involved at her daughter's gymnastics club, West Valley Gymnastics in Campbell. She enjoyed physical exercise and you could often find her running at the Bear Ranch in San Martin. She enjoyed gardening and would often share her bounty of fruits and vegetables with those she loved. Lisa was a wonderful Wife and Mother who was devoted to her children. She was a loyal and trusted friend to many and a humble, selfless, individual. She was a shining star whose light can never be extinguished. Services will be at St. Catherine's Parish on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Lisa Seifert Memorial Fund, in care of St. Catherine Parish, 17400 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 or to a . Online condolences at

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Habing Family Funeral Home
129 4th Street  Gilroy, CA 95020

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 14, 2013