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Perry Melvin Sr. Seely


Gender: Male

Date of Birth: April 6, 1901

Date of Death: November 11, 1971

Birth Place: Cass County, MN

Death Place: Livingston, MT

Perry Melvin Seely Sr.

Perry Melvin Seely Sr., 70, of Livingston, died Thursday at Deagoness Hospital where he had been a patient since Oct. 15.

He was born April 6, 1901, in Cass County, Minn., the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Right Seely.  He married Eva A. Pride Sept. 5, 1922, at Long Prairie, Minn.  They lived at Staples, Minn., and moved to Livingston in 1941.  He was a machinist for the Northern Pacific Railroad.

He was a member of the Holbrook Methodist Church, secretary of the Eagles No. 2434, secretary of Employes Mutual Benefit Association, the Brotherhood Association of Railway Employes and a machinists union.

Survivors include the widow; two sons, Perry Jr., Staples, and James, Lakewood, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Georgia Nardella, Livingston, and Mrs. Thomas Boyle, Grand Island, Neb.; the step-mother, Deer River, Minn.; four brothers, Paul, Staples, Phil, Escondido, Calif., Harvey, Warbo, Minn., and Jess, Crosby, Minn.; two sisters, Mrs. Ed Smith, Traey, Minn., and Mrs. Lyle Adams, Cohasset, Minn.; five half brothers; five half sisters; 12 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at Staples.

DahlBrown Funeral Chapel is charge of local arrangements.

Published in the Billings Gazette (Billings, Montana) November 12, 1971

[Grandson of SGS # 2560 –Perry Melvin; George Wright; Melvin Howland (# 2560); Elason/Alanson (# 923); Ebenezer, Justus; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel; Robert]