Harley Seekman

Harley Seekman


Harley Seekman passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Allegan surrounded by his family.  Harley was born August 18, 1927 in Zeeland, Michigan, the son of John and Winnie (Zoet) Seekman.  He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, stationed in Japan.  On January 1, 1951 he married Mary Lou Milin in Chicago, IL. They started their lives together in Otsego. Harley was employed at the Mac Sim Bar paper mill in Otsego and later was self-employed in home construction. He enjoyed playing baseball with his family, helping them perfect their skills.  Harley loved his family and traveled often to see them.  His grandchildren were the light of his eye.

Survivors include his wife Mary Lou; daughters, Kathy (Dorian) Jung of Portland, OR; Judy (DeWayne) DeLaet of Forest, MS and Mary (Bob) Pedersen of El Segundo, CA; grandchildren Miranda, Rebecca and Robby Pedersen; sisters, Dorothy (Bob) Hunt of Allegan, Joan Button of Otsego, brother Dickie (Jane) Seekman of Battle Creek and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by sisters Marie, Edna Mae, Shirley and his brother John.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Winkel Funeral Home where an informal prayer and time of sharing will be held at 5:00 pm led by Chaplain Greg Carlson.  Friends and family are invited to join with Harley’s family for fellowship after the visitation.

Contributions in memory of Harley may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010 . Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.      

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  1. Richard and Jane Seekman says:

    At this time may the love of family and strength from friends comfort you. We will miss our brother. May he rest in peace.

  2. Roy & Betty Catt says:

    May you all find comfort in one another and the years of memories that you share. Peace and love…..

  3. Chuck and Lou Gilbert says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  4. Ron Cooper says:

    Uncle Harley you will be missed. Rondi

  5. Jerry Seekman says: says:

    Remember the many words of wisdom uncle Bud shared over the years. The good times and memories are many. Never forgotten. God Bless

  6. Lynne Boss Fahrne says:

    Sorry for your loss Aunt Mary Lou and family. May God bring you, peace, comfort, guidance and love. love you

  7. Diane Boysen says:

    Kathy, Judy and families, We are very sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. Please accept our most sincere sympathies during this very difficult time.

  8. Rick Rickli says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. I remember so many great learning experiences, from building a house to playing on the pop truck he will be missed.

  9. Donnie Cooper says:

    Uncle Harley . go rest high on that mountain. we all love and miss you Aunt Mary Lou and Family you are in our prayers. we are so sorry for your loss

  10. Fr. Gregg Bronsema says:

    Kathy and family, we have remembered you in our prayers here at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon. May the God of all comfort be with you all.

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