Gladys ‘Buffy’ Seefeldt, 76


Gladys “Buffy” Seefeldt passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Feb. 12, 2014, at the age of 76. Buffy was born 1937 in Kewaskum to Henry and Ruth (Schultz) Becker.

Upon graduation from Kewaskum High School she was secretary to Jim Riegle of Regal Ware and left to get married. Later she worked in the office of John Deere. The family moved to West Bend, and Buffy started her Arts and Crafts business, which lasted more than 20 years. She then owned and managed the popular Buffy’s Village Inn, a “Home Cooking” restaurant in Kewaskum. After selling her business, she retired in West Bend.

Buffy enjoyed bowling, horseshoes, darts, needlework and painting. She was a member of the Moose for 35 years and their College of Regents. Buffy also volunteered at St. Joseph’s Hospital for 14 years.

Buffy was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church. She taught Sunday school, was in Ladies Aid, sang in choir and played bells with Chime Choir. With friend Norma, they made more than 30 church banners, mostly for Pilgrim Lutheran Church.

In 1988 she married Merlin Seefeldt of Kewaskum. He preceded her in death in 1993. Buffy is survived by four sons Richard, Terry, Scott and Mark (friend Holly) Glamann; four grandchildren Brittany (Vito) Lanzone, Jonathan (Amy) Glamann, Nicole (Marquis) Rosenburg and Brandon Glamann; four great-grandchildren Jon Jr., Blake, Bella Glamann and Sebastian Lanzone; sister Judy Becker; and Marvin Glamann, former husband and father of the children. Also preceding her in death was her father and mother Henry and Ruth Becker, stepmother Tudy Becker and brother Jim Becker. Buffy had many friends.

Services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 18 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 1044 Silverbrook Drive, West Bend, (262-334-9551). Visitation will be at the church from 4-6 p.m., with the funeral service at 6 p.m.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family (262-338-2050).

Online condolences may be expressed at www.phillipfuneralhome.com.

Buffy’s family express their heartfelt gratitude to everyone at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Kraemer Cancer Center and (especially) the Kathy Hospice “Angels,” as well as Dr. Gary Herdrich.