Dr Herman O Seipel

Death 19 Jul 1940 (aged 55)
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Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA
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Vidette Messenger
July 22, 1940 p. 2

A large throng of friends Sunday
afternoon paid final tribute to
a well known local citizen, Dr.
Herman O. Seipel, aged 54, who died
suddenly early Friday morning.
The American legion hall, where
memorial rites were held, was filled
to capacity with many of the
mourners standing because of lack
of seating capacity. Members of
the Charles Pratt post of the Americn
legion, of which the former
Valparaiso pysician and Porter
county health officer was a member,
conducted the ritual.
Leslie Lembke, commander of the
post, was in charge, while Tom
Dillon and O. Frank Helvie, past
commanders, presided as chaplains.
Rev. R. B. Kern, pastor of
the Methodist church, also conducted
Pall bearers were Dr. J. C.
Brown, Dr. G. R. Jones, Freeman
Lane, Thomas Benton, John Clay
and Dr. Francis J. Kleinman. Eight
past commanders, Byron Smith,
Charles H. Gilliland, Bert Smith,
Ezra Stoner, Archie Evans, Dr. G.D.
Conover, Royal Lease and Prank
Ferguson, formed an honorary guard.
Mrs. Paul H Pindling sang several
solos. She was accompanied
by Mrs. GeKildme M. Blount.
F. A. LePell and Son undertakers
were in charge of funeral arrangements.
Burial was in Graceland cemetery.

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  • Created by: Kathy in NW Indiana
  • Added: 2 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47471288
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Herman O Seipel (9 Feb 1885–19 Jul 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47471288, citing Graceland Memorial Park, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Kathy in NW Indiana (contributor 45695505) .