Gene Seidel Obituary

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In Memory of

Gene Seidel

June 9, 1936 - October 29, 2012
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Eugene "Gene" Seidel passed from this life October 29, 2012 at the age of 76. He was born June 9, 1936 in String Prairie, Texas to Ida and Frank Seidel. Gene was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps where he actively served from 1956 to 1959 and was transferred to the Marine Corps Reserves from 1959 to 1962. He was honorably discharged as a Corporal (E-4). He was married to the love of his life, Estelle Hoffman on May 9th, 1959. Gene and Estelle spent their married life in the Houston/Magnolia area. Gene became a commercial printer after leaving the Marine Corps and later became owner of Downtown Duplicating and Printing Company. ...
Eugene "Gene" Seidel passed from this life October 29, 2012 at the age of 76. He was born June 9, 1936 in String Prairie, Texas to Ida and Frank Seidel.

Gene was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps where he actively served from 1956 to 1959 and was transferred to the Marine Corps Reserves from 1959 to 1962. He was honorably discharged as a Corporal (E-4). He was married to the love of his life, Estelle Hoffman on May 9th, 1959. Gene and Estelle spent their married life in the Houston/Magnolia area. Gene became a commercial printer after leaving the Marine Corps and later became owner of Downtown Duplicating and Printing Company.

Gene's love of history and travel took them to many wonderful sites. Their most memorable trip was to the Holy Land to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary in May 2009.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. Gene is survived by his loving wife Estelle Seidel, their three children, Teresa Johnson and her husband Gene, Cindy Hammons and her husband Bobby, Ron Seidel and his wife Marian, seven grandchildren, Erik and Amanda Johnson, Hannah and Jason Hammons, Aaron, Ellen and John Seidel.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Matthias the Apostle Catholic Church, 302 South Magnolia Blvd., Magnolia, Texas 77355 in loving memory of Gene Seidel.

Visitation will be from 6:00pm to 7:30pm Thursday, November 1, 2012 followed by a Rosary at 7:30pm at Marrs-Jones-Newby Funeral Home in Bastrop, Texas.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30am Friday, November 2, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial following at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Rockne, Texas.

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