Floyd William Seelow
Floyd William Seelow, 91, of Paris, Missouri, formerly of Perry, passed away at 4:10 a.m. October 27, 2020, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
Private family graveside services will be held November 4, 2020, at the Smyser Cemetery in Gays, Illinois, with celebration of life services in Perry held at a later date.
Mr. Seelow was born July 7, 1929, in Shelby County Illinois, the son of Fred and Bertha Hubner Seelow.
He married Pauline Daily on March 15, 1950, in Mattoon, Illinois and she preceded him in death on August 22, 2004. He later married Ruth Forbis on October 24, 2009, in Paris and she survives.
Other survivors include: one son, Alvin (Nancy) Seelow of Williamsburg, three daughters; Lois (Tom) Razzano of Sullivan, Ohio, Brenda Greenlee of Davenport, Iowa, and Linda (Don) Merritt of Carthage,
Illinois; two step daughters, Linda Henderson of Monteray, California and Patty (Brent) Motter of Kirksville, Missouri, two step sons; Mike Forbis of Mexico and Gary Forbis of Hallsville, two brothers; Francis Seelow of Lovington, Illinois, and George Seelow of Garden City, Michigan, one sister; Lois Whitaker of Eureka, Illinois, 10 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.
Floyd was preceded in death by two sons, Carroll and infant Phillip Seelow; one daughter, Karen Seelow; one step son, Steve Forbis; son-in law, Bob Greenlee and one brother, Morris Seelow.
Mr. Seelow moved from Illinois fifty years ago and was a member of the Perry Christian Church where he served as elder, later an honorary elder, and taught Sunday school. He enjoyed farming, Bible study,
traveling and especially spending time with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Perry Christian Church, P.O. Box 476 Perry, MO 63462 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be made at www.bienhofffuneralhome.com
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