Dorothy M. Seyfert, age 89, died Friday morning, December 28, 2012, at the Fowler Residential Care Center, Fowler, Kansas.
She was born April 24, 1923, at Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Dick and Ida (Zellmer) Wurdeman. The family moved to Meade, Kansas, where she was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She graduated from Meade High School in 1941, and later received her teaching certificate from Dodge City Community College and taught in a one room school house south of Meade.
Following World War II she married Elmer Seyfert on August 28, 1949, at Meade, Kansas, and joined him in farming south of Fowler.
She is survived by a daughter Audrey Seyfert; a son, Warren Seyfert and wife Peggy; a granddaughter Renee Herbert and husband Keith; two grandsons Ryan and Michael Seyfert; a sister-in-law Loretta Wurdeman; five nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband Elmer on March 25, 1998; her parents; two brothers, Raymond and Arnold Seyfert; and a sister Lily Seyfert.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade, with the Reverend Lynn E. Spencer presiding. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler.
The family would welcome memorials to St. John Lutheran Church, Fowler Residential Care Center, or the Hospice of the Prairie in care of the funeral home.