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Howard Seidel

August 21, 1922 ~ June 12, 2017 (age 94)

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Howard George Seidel, age 94, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at Orchard Pointe of Kendallville.  Mr. Seidel was born in Kendallville, Indiana on August 21, 1922 to the late John and Clara (Scheiber) Seidel.  He graduated from Kendallville High School in 1940 and served his country in the United States Army during WWII.  He married Myrtle “Scottie” Kizer in Kendallville and she preceded him in death in 2001.  Howard was employed with Campbell & Fetter Bank in Kendallville for more than 40 years. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Elks Lodge and Kiwanis.  Howard was a big sports fan and he loved to play golf and cards. He volunteered many years with the Salvation Army and enjoyed working in his yard. 

Survivors include:
Daughter, Cynthia Barnett of Kendallville.
Son, John and Ruth Seidel of Kendallville.
Son, Chris and Judi Seidel of Indianapolis.
Four grandchildren: Brad Barnett of Kendallville; Chad and Lynette Barnett of Kendallville; Kristen and Andrew Gisel of Kendallville; Tara Coolbaugh of Denver, Colorado. 
Six great grandchildren: Kyle and Lexi Barnett, Paige Barnett, Olivia Mumma, Shea Seidel, and Lydia Gisel. 
Three great-great grandchildren: Charlotte Barnett, Maya Seidel, and Beau Seidel.
Sister-in-law, Lorraine Seidel of Kendallville.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Henrietta Stoneburner and brothers, Norman Seidel and Harold Seidel.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville
Funeral services will be Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. John Lutheran Church in Kendallville.
Burial with military honors will take place at Lake View Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

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 Service Information

June 14, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
June 15, 2017

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
Corner of Oak and Rush Streets
Kendallville, IN 46755

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