Obituary Details

Amiel Leonard Seegrist

(06/21/1912 - 09/22/1977)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 10/13/1977

A. Seegrist dies

The funeral for Amiel Leonard Seegrist was held Sunday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. in Hot Springs, S.D.

Seegrist died Sept 22 in a Hot Springs hospital. He was born June 21, 1912 in Whitney, Neb. At the age of six he moved with his family to Van Tassell.

In February, 1936, he married Ruby Woods. In 1943 he joined the postal service and then moved to Pocatello, Idaho in 1948 where he lived until he retired in 1971. He was Idaho state president of the postal clerks union from 1968-1970.

He married Mabel Alice Sides Jan. 6, 1962. After his retirement in 1971 they traveled for two years visiting friends and relatives. They spent one winter in Old Mexico.

They moved to Hot Springs in 1975.

Seegrist is survived by his widow, Alice, Hot Springs; three sons, Leonard, Butte, Mont.; Dale, Rapid City; and Lyle, Bruneau, Idaho; three daughters, Violet Gibbons, Portland, Ore.; Virginia Ellsworth, Lewiston, Idaho; Lylia Ellsworth, Craigmont, Idaho; two stepchildren, Donna Tschacher, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; and Clayton Sides, Casper, Wyo.; two brothers, Elwin Seegrist, Hot Springs; Kenneth Seegrist, Cottonwood, Calif.; 22 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Pallbearers were: Elmer Ellsworth, Tobe Gibbons, Clayton Sides, Floyd Tschacher, Robert Weber, Erv Heimbuck.

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