Berdine Seehase, 87, of Sumner, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015, at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner with Rev. William Runaas, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Sumner. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12th at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at the church on Friday. Memorials may be made in her name to St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner.
Berdine, daughter of Clarence and Rosa (Korte) Lampe, was born March 18, 1927, at Frederika, Iowa. She was baptized at St. John Lutheran Church in Frederika, and received her education in the Frederika Schools, graduating from Frederika High School. On July 16, 1946, she was united in marriage with Arnold Seehase at St. John Lutheran Church Buck Creek of rural Sumner. A longtime resident of Sumner, Berdine was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner and enjoyed participating in the quilting circle at the church.
She is survived by her children, Regina (Jim) Gann of Gulf Breeze, Florida, Ronald (Sharon) Seehase of Waverly, Richard (Mary) Seehase of Guttenburg, Randy (Gail) Seehase of Indianapolis, Indiana, Roxanne (Jon) Foreman of Lincoln, Nebraska, Robert (Mary Jo Archer) Seehase of San Diego, California; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; five brothers, Melvin (Mary) Lampe of Arkansas, Virgil (Pam) Lampe of Frederika, Larry (Ann) Lampe; Arlan (Mary) Lampe of Waverly, Eugene (Marilyn) Lampe of Frederika; and two sisters, Geraldine Piper of Texas, and Darlys (Kenneth) Buhrow of Tripoli.
In addition to her parents and husband, Arnold, who died September 13, 1991, Berdine was preceded in death by her brother, Lavern Lampe.