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Alvin J. Seabaugh, 81, of Whitewater passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at his home.
He was born at Randles April 9, 1921, to Dollie Smith Seabaugh. He was married to Nora Nelda Bock April 1, 1945, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville.
He is survived by his wife; four sons and their wives, Darrel and Bette (Werder) Seabaugh, Dennis and Linda (Estes) Seabaugh, Dallas and Donna (Henson) Seabaugh, and Doug and Jackie (Rauh) Seabaugh, all of Jackson; two daughters and their husbands, Janet and Harvey Loenneke of Jackson, Jennifer and Mark Landewee of Cape Girardeau; 12 grandchildren and spouses, Rachel (Seabaugh) and Terry Underwood, Abigail (Seabaugh) and Mark Ahrens, Tim Seabaugh, Daniel and Becky Loenneke, Cynthia (Loenneke) and Mike Williams, David Loenneke, Mark and Jodi Seabaugh, Kendra Seabaugh, Scott and Danni Seabaugh, Staci Seabaugh, Tyler Seabaugh, Dillon Landewee; three great-grandchildren, Olivia Loenneke, Austin Seabaugh and Dalton Seabaugh; a great-stepgrandchild, Kayla Ahrens; two brothers, John and Don Seabaugh of Whitewater; three sisters, Mrs. Robert (Ruby) Hester and Betty Hicks of Chaffee, Mo., and Mrs. Jimmy (Carolyn) Gibbons of Leopold, Mo.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Abernathy; a granddaughter, Amy Abernathy; a grandson, Darren Seabaugh; two brothers, a sister, and two infant sisters.
Alvin joined the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1940, serving in the state of Oregon. He returned to the Whitewater community to farm until a stroke in 2000 rendered him unable to farm.
Alvin enjoyed interacting with area farmers, representing O's Gold and Asgrow Seed companies 24 years. He also enjoyed his livestock which were his pride and joy. Alvin was baptized and joined Zion Lutheran Church of Gordonville in 1945. He served as a trustee elder and was a faithful member for 57 years until his death.
Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and after 10 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church south of Gordonville.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church. The Rev. Wayne Schwiesow will officiate. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Zion Lutheran Stain Glass Window Fund or Southeast Hospice.