Obituary: Lloyd M. Seifert

Submitted by Cheney Witt Funeral Home

Lloyd M. Seifert, age 88, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott.

He was born July 9, 1929, in Wooldridge, Mo., the son of Herman John Seifert and Emma Heckerman Seifert. Lloyd served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Bonnie Brizendine on October 3, 1954, in Bunceton, Mo. He worked for the Katy Railroad for 36 years. He greatly enjoyed the railroad and worked everywhere between St. Louis and Houston. He enjoyed spending time on his wooded property, including hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his family, whether hunting and fishing with the grandkids or attending their activities. He enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, from push mowing and cheering for the KC Royals to cracking pecans and walnuts to give away. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #1165, serving with the honor guard, and the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife Bonnie of the home; two sons, Kelly Seifert and wife Sharon, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Doug Seifert and wife Nancy, St. Peters, Mo.; one sister, Emma Lou Stover, Boonville, Mo.; four grandchildren, Dr. Clinton Seifert and wife Laura, Mitchell, S.D., Kyle Seifert, Mission, Kan., Amanda Campeau and husband C.J., Ballwin, Mo., and Austin Seifert, St. Peters, Mo.; five great grandchildren, Josie, Daniel and Sadie Seifert and Carter and Eli Campeau; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Otho Seifert; four sisters, Lucille Smith, Loretta Rainsbarger, Gertrude Huebee, and infant Julia Seifert; and his parents.

Vicar Michael Apfel will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post #1165 V.F.W. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 Monday evening at the Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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