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John Joseph Seiler

In loving memory of John Joseph Seiler, age 87 of Colwich, KS who passed away on the feast of the Holy Trinity, May 26, 2024. John was born August 23, 1936 in Colwich, KS and was the youngest of 9 children.  John was the son of John Seiler and Rosalie Spexarth.  He married Patricia Louise Rau on April 30, 1960 and together they raised six children.  He was a devoted member of Sacred Heart Parish and volunteered much of his time to his community.  He enjoyed family gatherings, card playing gardening, fishing and traveling.  He was very active in the Prolife Movement.  John was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Carla Marie, siblings Richard Joseph, Cathryn Ana Gruenbacher, James Edward, Paul Francis, Bernard John, and Joseph John.  He is survived  by children, Fr. Andrew J. of Council Grove, KS, Jerry J. of Garner, KS, Beth Gipson (Kelly) of Yellville, AR, Dennis J. (Therese) of Wichita, KS, Ted G. (Terri) of Colwich, KS and Kelly J. (Danielle) of Paola, KS.  John is also survived by sister, Mary Margaret Dold and Rosalie Mannebach (Roman).  John is a grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Colwich, Right to Life of Kansas, or the Priests Retirement and Education Fund. Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 30, 2024, and the Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2024, both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and internment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
311 S 5th St
Colwich, KS 67030