Clark Workman Seely


Gender: Male

Date of Death: October 9, 1993

Death Place: Kansas City, MO

Dr. Clark W. Seely

Dr. Clark Workman Seely, 80, Overland Park, a pediatrician, died Oct. 9, 1993, at Research Medical Center. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village. The family requests no flowers and suggests contributions to Children’s Cardiac Center of Children’s Mercy Hospital.

Dr. Seely practiced pediatrics from 1938 to 1982. He was a former staff member at St. Luke’s Hospital, Children’s Mercy Hospital, St. Joseph Health Center, and the University of Kansas Medical Center. He was a former supervisor at the Kansas City General Hospital. He founded Children’s Cardiac Center in Kansas City. He was associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine from 1966 to 1982.

He graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1934. He graduated from the University of Chicago Rush Medical College in 1938. He was associate director of Medical Affairs at Children’s Mercy Hospital from 1966 to 1982, and a former supervisor at the Richard Cabot Clinic. He was a member of the Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society, the Metropolitan Medical Society, and the Missouri Medical Association. He was a member of the Kansas City Pediatric Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association.

He was a member of the Johnson County and Kansas City rose societies. He was a former deacon and elder at the Ward Parkway Presbyterian Church. He was a current member of the Village Presbyterian Church. He was born in Worthington, Minn., and lived in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Chicago before he moved to this area in 1938.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dee Dixon of the home; two daughters, Julie Sandstad, Dallas, and Janet Robbins, Manchester, Mass.; a son, Clark Workman Seely III, North Bend, Ore.; and seven grandchildren.

Published in The Kansas City Star, (MO) – October 11, 1993

[Great-grandson of SGS # 3644 – Clark Workman; Orel Jay; Clark Workman; Francis Tuttle (# 3664); Isaac Brewster (#1660); Bazaleel; Bazaleel; Ebenezer, Jonas; Obadiah]