Funeral services for Gwen Seibel, 97, Eudora, and formerly of Hutchinson, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. She passed away Monday, November 6, 2017, at Medicalodges in Eudora with her family at her side.
Gwen was born April 27, 1920 in Fulton, Missouri, the daughter of Claude and Aubrey Guthrie. She attended business college and worked in the business field until she married and began her life’s work as mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, preparing wonderful meals, sewing beautiful clothes, and spending very happy times with all the generations of her family over many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin, whom she called “Si.” She is survived by her three daughters, Karen Seibel and her husband, Mike Yoder, Diane Chrislip and her husband, Mark Chrislip, Shelly Houghton and her husband, Dan Houghton, and by her son, Chuck Seibel, and his wife, Judy Bonifield; her grandchildren: Ben Seibel, Jonah Seibel, Saida Bonifield, Ella Seibel, Julia Seibel, Katy Seibel, Jamie Sigmon-Seibel, Abram Chrislip, Grace Jubber, Daniel Chrislip, Caroline Houghton, Laura Espinosa, and Charlie Houghton; and her great-grandchildren, Mika, Jeremiah, Jude, Hazel, Lewis, James, Joel, Mia, Abi, Libby, Caleb, Simeon, Adria, Mack, and Rebeca.
The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, November 13th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to VNA Hospice or Holy Family Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.