Seiler, Suzanne

Written by David Green.

Suzanne O. Seiler, 67, of County Road 21 in Fayette, Ohio, died May 9, 2006 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born July 14, 1938 in Morenci, Mich., the daughter of Herman and Vera (Bachman) Chittenden. She married Merl F. Seiler, who preceded her in death Feb. 27, 1996.

Suzie graduated from Morenci High School in 1956. She was employed at the Fulton County Health Center and Fulton Manor in Wauseon for more than 30 years. She was a Fayette 4-H advisor for more than 20 years and was a member of the National Threshers Association. She enjoyed camping.

Suzie is survived by two daughters, Jean (and Terry) Kovar and Linda Seiler, both of Fayette; three sons, Jerry (and Chris) Seiler, Leslie (and Lucy) Seiler and Dan (and Pam) Seiler, all of Fayette; 14 grandchildren; one sister, Patricia (and Charles) Andrews of Wauseon; and two brothers, Donald (and Sally) Chittenden of Palmyra, Mich., and James (and Joyce) Chittenden of Indiana.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services were May 12 at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette with Rev. Laura Clark officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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