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.Print Obituary & Condolences