Sanford "Sandy" Seibert

Sanford "Sandy" Seibert

1943 - 2019

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Sanford "Sandy" Seibert was born on July 7, 1943 in Albert Lea, MN to Gordon and Lauretta (Warmka) Seibert. He graduated from Madelia High School and attended the University of Minnesota graduating with a certificate in Agriculture.  In 1967 Sandy was united in marriage to Jeanne Fink.  Sandy farmed in Watonwan County with his dad.  After his dad retired, Sandy continued farming until 2013.  During the winter, in the early years, he worked part-time as a Madelia mail carrier and at GTA Grain Division as well as Monsanto.  He served on the Cooperative Board of Directors at LaSalle Farmers Grain as chairman and secretary.  After the merger with Crystal Valley Coop, he served two more years as chairman of the board.  Sandy has served on various church boards, was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, was Chairman of the Township United Fund since 1971 and was a SWCD supervisor for eight years.  He served on the Blue Earth River Basin Initiative and also on the River Basin Alliance, where he was chairman of both for a number of years.  Sandy was a charter member of Madelia Dollars for Scholars, has served on the Madelia School Advisory Committee and has served as Clerk of Fieldon Township since 1978.  He and his wife Jeanne were honored as the Watonwan County Farm Family of the Year in 2001 and served over 15 years as 4-H Leaders.  Sandy was active in helping with little league and basketball, in which, all three of his children were involved.  He enjoyed collecting toy tractors.

Sandy is survived by his wife, Jeanne Seibert of rural Lewisville; three children, David (Rhonda) of Platte City, MO, Kimberly Seibert of Eden Prairie, MN, Steven (Suzanne) of Los Angeles, CA; three grandchildren, Neriah Seibert of Eden Prairie, Schaefer Seibert of Los Angeles, CA and Shelsi Seibert of Los Angeles, CA; six siblings, Cheryl (Frank) Nathaniel, Kent (JoAnn) Seibert, John (Julie) Seibert, Marcia (Jerry) Volz, Twyla (Larry) Glowacky and Craig (Karla) Seibert.

 

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Monday
15
July

Visitation 1

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday, July 15, 2019
Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel
303 E. Main St.
Madelia, Minnesota, United States
Monday
15
July

Vigil

7:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday, July 15, 2019
Sturm Funeral Home - Pilgrim Chapel, Madelia
303 E. Main
Madelia, Minnesota, United States
(507) 642-3214
Parish Prayer Service
Tuesday
16
July

Service Information

10:30 am
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
St. Mary's Catholic Church, Madelia
223 1st St. NE
Madelia, Minnesota, United States
Funeral Mass

Interment Information

Calvary Cemetery, Madelia
East, Co. Hwy 3
Madelia, Minnesota, United States

Food and Fellowship

Please join the family following the interment for a time of food and fellowship at the church.