Helen Seelye (born Johnson)


Gender: Female

Date of Birth: September 3, 1904

Date of Death: July 13, 1967

Birth Place: Council Bluffs, IA

Death Place: Bismarck, ND

Helen Seelye

Mrs. Orville Seelye Services Monday

Funeral services for Mrs. Orville (Helen) Seelye, 62, will be held in the Trinity Lutheran Church of Bismarck at 2:30 p.m. Monday.  The Rev. Hensel Hendrickson will officiate.  Burial will be made in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Arthur Rise, Joseph Schonert, Lee Sanders, Robert Schonert, Roy Omdahl and Helmer Ondahl.

Mrs. Seelye was born Sept. 3, 1904, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Shortly after she was born, her family moved to Glencoe in Burleigh County.

Mrs. Seelye was educated in the Glencoe rural schools.  On Nov. 25, 1925, she married Orville Seelye in Bismarck.  They lived in New Leipzin until 1936, Fort Rice until 1949, Wing until 1959 and then moved to a farm 12 miles north of Bismarck.

Mrs. Seelye is survived by her husband, two sons, Duane, Mandan; and Delbert, Bismarck; two daughters, Mrs. Val (Darlene) Wetsch and Mrs. Terry (Donna) Kraft, both of Bismarck; her mother, Mrs. Eva Johnson, Mandan; two sisters, Mrs. Leslie Easton, Mandan, and Mrs. George Bristol of Bismarck; and 9 grandchildren.

Published in The Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, North Dakota) Saturday July 15, 1967

[Wife of great-great-grandson of SGS # 2486 –Orville Kenneth; Alanson; Ebenezer; Schubel/Shuble (# 2486); Justus (# 914); David; Justus; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel; Robert]