Shirley Seibert


Shirley A. Seibert, 79, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Laurels of Defiance.

She was born in Coeburn, Virginia, on May 17, 1933, the daughter of the late Joe and Margaret Rose. Shirley married Thomas E. Seibert on October 17, 1954, and he survives. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She will be sadly missed by sons, Greg (Julie) Seibert of Defiance and their daughters Kylee and Kaitlyn, and Chris (Deb) Seibert of Mark Center and their sons Scott, Steve, D.J., and Shane; a daughter, Sue Rakes of Napoleon and her children, Joseph and Alicia. Nine great-grandchildren and four sisters also survive.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

A memorial Mass of remembrance was celebrated this morning, Jan. 10, at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Suggested memorials are to the Laurels of Defiance activity fund.

Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home was entrusted with her arrangements.

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