Madeline Seidel Obituary

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Madeline Matilda Seidel

April 16, 1929 - July 18, 2014
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Madeline Schraer Seidel, 85, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Madeline Mathilda Schraer on April 16, 1929, in Runnels County, Texas, to Henry and Mary Mueller Schraer. She grew up in Rowena, Texas. She attended Sweet Home Elementary and graduated from Miles High School in 1946. She married Alton Seidel on Nov. 10, 1948, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rowena, Texas. She and Alton lived in Ballinger, Texas before moving to San Angelo, Texas in 1960. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was co-owner and operator of the family business, Seidel, Inc....
Madeline Schraer Seidel, 85, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Madeline Mathilda Schraer on April 16, 1929, in Runnels County, Texas, to Henry and Mary Mueller Schraer. She grew up in Rowena, Texas. She attended Sweet Home Elementary and graduated from Miles High School in 1946. She married Alton Seidel on Nov. 10, 1948, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rowena, Texas. She and Alton lived in Ballinger, Texas before moving to San Angelo, Texas in 1960. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was co-owner and operator of the family business, Seidel, Inc. for over 50 years. She was a faithful member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, International Toastmistress Club, and also in the Diocese of San Angelo Prison Ministry with her lifelong friend, Sister Roberta Thompson. Madeline's primary interests in life were serving the Lord, taking care of her large family, and running the family business. Through her years she enjoyed boating, bowling, hunting, fishing and cooking for her family and friends. She loved serving her family, friends and community. She remained active in her family, church and business until her recent illness. She had a unique wit, sense of humor, and was very grateful to those caring for her. She remained unwavering in her faith in the Lord even during the most difficult times. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Alton Seidel; her parents; brothers Frank, Arnold and Ervin Schraer; and sister Elizabeth Gerngross. She is survived by her family, son Daniel Seidel and wife Sandra; daughter Darlene and husband Bruce Willig, daughter Sharon Seidel, son Howard Seidel, son Kenneth Seidel and wife Sandy and brother Henry Schraer, all of San Angelo. She will always be cherished by her grandchildren, Justina Saunders of Ozona, Clayton Sauer of Eldorado, Bryan Seidel of Rowlett and Robyn Seidel of San Angelo, Brooks Willig and Laura Willig both of San Angelo, Brad Hamman and wife Patti and Heidi Haman, all of San Angelo. She was affectionately known as GiGi to her great-grandchildren, Kristin Haman, Wesley Haman and Hailey Dodson, all of San Angelo. She has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, who will all greatly miss her. The family would like to extend their gratitude to all the nurses and staff of the 4th floor at Shannon Hospital for their amazing compassonate care during her illness. Please join the family in a celebration of her life with visitation from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Johnson's Funeral Home. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, in Johnson's chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Father Tom Barley, Celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bryan Seidel, Brooks Willig, Clayton Sauer, Brad Haman, Wesley Haman and Shawn Seidel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Angelo Catholic School Foundation. Family and friends may sign the online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com.

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