Robert Seger

6/20/2013

JOHNSON CITY — Robert Allan Seger, 87, died Monday, June 17, 2013, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Julesburg, Colo.

JOHNSON CITY — Robert Allan Seger, 87, died Monday, June 17, 2013, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Julesburg, Colo.

He was born July 10, 1925, in Sand Creek Township in Meade County. He graduated from Plains High School in 1943.

On Aug. 6, 1950, he married Ethel Ruth Michael in Meade. She died Jan. 12, 2013. He also was preceded in death by a son, Mark Allan Seger; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his parents, Allan Edward Seger and Rhoda Basinger Seger; and a brother, Ralph Gordon Seger.

A farmer, Mr. Seger had moved to the farm in Stanton County in 1953. He served in the military during World War II.

Survivors include eight children, Karen Clyde of Hurricane, Utah, Bobbie Lewis, Cheryl Hale and Robert Seger, all of Johnson City, Kathy Mortensen of Rexburg, Idaho, Earl and Merl Seger, both of Ulysses, and Verl Seger of Richmond, Texas; 45 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Baskin of Liberal.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery with military rites conducted.

Visitation hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses and 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ulysses. Condolences may be sent at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials are suggested to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Humanitarian Aid, in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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