Wayne A. “Buddy” Seegers, age 73, of Fremont, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at his home, with his family at this side.
He was born on April 16, 1943 in Kimberly, WI, the son of the late Louis and Florence (Schmidt) Seegers. He was baptized into the Kingdom of God on September 9, 1949, and later made his solemn vow of Confirmation on April 15, 1964. Wayne worked for Pendergast Sleep Shop for 38 years before retiring. After retirement, Wayne worked for Koeppens Medical Transport for four years, before his health no longer allowed him to. In 1994, Wayne married Janice Snell. He was a faithful member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Dale, where he served on many boards. He enjoyed camping and fishing, as well as traveling to auctions and rummage sales all over the area. Wayne will always be remembered as a big man with an even bigger heart. His kind and gentle manner were loved and will be missed by many.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Janice; his children: Steve (Sue) Plach, Richard (Kim) Plach, Gregory (Kisandra) Plach, and Heidi (Rick) Kramer; his grandchildren: Hannah, Matt, Nick, Samantha, Kelsey, Megan, Lindsey, Braxton, Rickey, Riley, Amy, Chris, Alex, and Brianna; three great-grandchildren, Hailee, Finley and Dena; his brothers, Roger (Connie) Seegers,Scott (Judy )Owen and Steve (Bev) Owen; his many Popp step brothers and sisters; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Travis Seegers, and his stepmother, Catherine Popp-Seegers.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, N926 Dale Ave., Dale. Rev. William Finn will officiate. Burial will be in Community Lutheran Cemetery in Freedom. Visitation will be held on Thursday, at the church, from 9 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. The Lewin Funeral Home is serving the family.
Wayne’s family would like to extend a very special thank you to Heartland Hospice and Fox Valley Hematology and Oncology, as well as the many health care workers that Wayne encountered throughout his illness, for the wonderful care, concern and kindness. The outpouring of kindness was greatly appreciated.