March 18, 1918 – Thursday, December 25, 2009
Holy Trinity Cementary
Monday, December 28th
Elizabeth Mary Seymour, age 91, of Winsted passed away on Thursday, December 25, 2009 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
She was born on March 18, 1918 in rural Winsted the daughter of John Vincent & Anna Isabella Rathmanner Kappel.
Elizabeth graduated from Holy Trinity High School and later graduated from St. Cloud State University with a teaching degree.
On September 15, 1939, Elizabeth Mary Kappel & Sylvester F. “Cy” Seymour were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted by Father Wey. God blessed their marriage with two sons. Elizabeth & Cy just celebrated 70 years of marriage this past September.
Elizabeth started teaching in a one room school west of Winsted and near Sherman Station. She also taught at Holy Trinity School for many years retiring at the age 70.
She was a faithful, lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted and also belonged to Catholic Aid.
Survived by husband: Sylvester F. “Cy” Seymour; sons: Gary F. Seymour and Gregg (Kim) F. Seymour; two grandchildren: Matthew (Penny) Seymour & Kevin Seymour; two step grandchildren: Mark Ballard & Michael Ballard; three great grandchildren: Allison, Brady & Cassidy Seymour; sisters: Melinda and Veronica Kappel; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents: John & Anna Rathmanner Kappel, a daughter in law: Joy Seymour, sisters: Florentine & Lorraine & by a brother: Vince.
A visitation was held on Sunday, December 27th from 12 Noon until 3 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.
Private burial was held on Monday, December 28th at 10:00 A.M.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.