Edward E. Seifert, 84 of Springfield, formerly of Auburn, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 2, 1934 in Springfield, IL the son of Walter and Henricke Helmerichs Seifert. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Traci Carlson, a brother, Richard and step-mother, Ruth.
Ed married Betty A. Jeffers on May 18, 1996.
Ed served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Airforce. He was a life long farmer and was a member of several farming organizations.
Surviving are his wife, Betty; one son, Tim (Roxy) Seifert; four grandchildren, Lauren Yearwood, Tyler Ferguson, Jorden Heaton, and Weston Seifert; four great grandchildren; and several nephews.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Auburn. Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the church with Rev. Richard R. Harre officiating. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Auburn V.F.W. and American Legion.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church for Lutheran Early Response Team or Comfort Dog.
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