OBITUARY – RAYMOND F. SEIDLER
NASHUA- Raymond F. Seidler, 72, died peacefully Saturday morning, May 9, 2020, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. Raymond was the beloved husband of the late Donna (Lescard) Seidler.
He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on October 7, 1947, and was the son of the late Raymond Henry and Loretta S. (Kalkbrenner) Seidler.
Raymond proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Navy and later enlisted in the United States Air Force until he was honorably discharged in 1973.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed for Sam’s Club as a fuel specialist.
In his free time, Raymond loved motorcycles. He enjoyed working on them as well as riding them often. He would take many trips to Catskill Mountain in New York to meet many of his friends at the Harley Rendezvous. He was a member of his local VFW in Hudson and like to spend time with co-members there. He also enjoyed baseball and football and was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan respectively. Above all, his most cherished time was spent with his family. They will miss him deeply and forever remember his hard work and dedication to his family.
Raymond is survived by his two daughters, Denise Bazan of Knob Noster, Missouri and Heather Farrar and her husband James of Center Conway, NH; his four grandchildren: Colette McGrath and her husband Patrick of Tacoma, WA, Allie Kyser and her husband Troy of Kansas City, MO, Brendon Howe of Columbia, Missouri, and Zackery Bazan of Knob Noster, Missouri. He is also survived by his six siblings: Katherine Harrison, Mark Seidler, Barbara Brockmyer and her husband Gary, George Seidler and his wife Deanna, Geoff Seidler and his wife Julie and Melissa Pariani and her husband Glenn, all of Missouri, Missouri; as well as his extended family including several nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.
Raymond was predeceased by his sister Dorothy Coyle.
Due to current public health and safety concerns, funeral services for Raymond will be limited to immediate family members and held privately. A graveside service and presentation of military honors will take place at a later date. Donations may be made in Raymond’s Name to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
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