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'Char' Seamann

November 8, 1934 — October 20, 2016

Mona Charlotte “Char” Seamann, 81, of Greeley, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greeley. The Rev. Antony Thekkekara will officiate. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Greeley. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church, with a 6 p.m. vigil service. Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Seamann was born on Nov. 8, 1934, in the Amity community south of Ericson, the daughter of James and Mona (Wagner) Pogue. She grew up on farms in Greeley County and attended grade school at Boston Valley District 45 south of Greeley. The family live at Belfast in 1948 and 1949, then moved into Greeley, where she graduated from the public high school in 1952. That Fall she began working at the county clerk's office, and later became deputy clerk. She was united in marriage to Edward A. Seamann of Spalding, on Sept. 21, 1959, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greeley. They first lived on the place they later bought east of Greeley. In 1970, they bought a ranch north of Greeley where they lived the rest of her life. She worked at the Greeley Citizen newspaper office from 1968 until 1984, where she wrote the “Notes From A Ranch” column. Mrs. Seamann helped her husband with the ranch work and was especially interested in the Appaloosa horses they raised. She was a great rodeo fan and was involved in the Greeley Days Rodeo from its inception. She served as secretary of the rodeo committee and was also secretary of the Greeley Junior Rodeo from its beginning in 1990. She and Ed were member of the Loup Valley Rodeo Club for many years and also helped with the Ericson 4th of July Kid's Rodeo. She was secretary of the Amity Cemetery Association and news reporter for the West Nebraska Register and the Greeley County chapter of the American Cancer Society. Her main interest was her family and she enjoyed doing things with and for them. She is survived by her husband, Edward of Greeley; five children and spouses, John and Stena Seamann of Dunbar, Wally and Ruth Seamann of Atkinson, Emily and Tim Birnie of Minden, Marty and Carol Seamann of Ericson and Rosanna and Christopher Connelly of Panama; 28 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Chuck Witcher of Wichita, KS; and one brother, Walter “Bud” Pogue of Greeley. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jim Seamann; a brother, Jerry Pogue; and an infant granddaughter, Jordyn Birnie. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice.
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Visitation

Sunday, October 23, 2016

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

302 W Wicklow Ave, Greeley, NE 68842

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Vigil Service

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

302 W Wicklow Ave, Greeley, NE 68842

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, October 24, 2016

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

302 W Wicklow Ave, Greeley, NE 68842

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Cemetery

Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery

, Greeley, NE 68842

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