Warren U. Seegers

June 2, 1922 – March 17, 2011

Warren U. Seegers of Waukesha died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at the age of 88 years. He was born in Saskatchewan, Canada, on June 2, 1922, to Henry and Viola Seegers.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1956, he started Seegers Brothers Excavating. He was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waukesha and was a member of the Holy Name Society. He enjoyed his involvement with the Town of Waukesha Board of Appeals, the Knights of Columbus Waukesha Council 1825, The Ford Model A. Club and the Soat-Vergenz VFW Post 721. In addition, he enjoyed hunting and bowling in the commercial league and with the Knights of Columbus league at Fracaro’s. On Sept. 22, 1956, he married Carol M. Seidel; she survives him.

Warren will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 54 years, Carol M. Seegers of Waukesha, and their children, Patrick (Bridget) Seegers of Oconomowoc, Linda (Jerry) Schedlbauer of North Prairie, Peggy (Don) Braun of Waukesha, Ray Seegers of Two Rivers, the late Jane Seegers and Chuck (fiancee Beth Spencer) Seegers of Waukesha. He will be further missed by his grandchildren, whom he was so proud of, Britney, Shannon, Colleen, Joseph, Mary Margaret, Michael, Ashley, Stephanie, Taylor and Connor. Also surviving are his sister, Helen (George) Brucker of West Allis; brothers, Jerry (Shirley) Seegers of West Allis and Lawrence (Diane) Seegers of Mesa, Ariz.; brothers-in-law, Father Victor Seidel, Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity, Chuck (Rosie) Seidel and Joe Giesegh; sister-in-law, Sarah Seegers; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his parents and daughter, Jane, he was preceded in death by brothers Leo and Eugene Seegers; sisters Millie Boyd, Edna Giesegh and Rosella Seegers; sisters-in-law Marilyn Marx, and Nev Seegers; and brothers-in-law Wally Boyd and Tom Marx.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, March 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Services continue at church on Tuesday with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow with full military honors at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity or Catholic Memorial High School.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.