Roger C. Seideman, 81
March 23, 1935 — Nov. 13, 2016

Roger C. Seideman, 81 Roger C. Seideman, 81, of West Bend, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the town of Polk with his daughter at his side.

Roger was born March 23, 1935, the son of the late Raymond and Clara (Gerner) Seideman. On Aug. 4, 1962, he was united in marriage to Susan Kienast at Peace Lutheran Church in Hartford. Susan preceded Roger in death Dec. 1, 2005.

Roger was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend and also a member of Newburg Lions Club. He enjoyed all the activities at the Samaritan Home including bingo, crafts, the music Annie provided on Monday nights, and the family night car show. Roger loved being at the farm, mowing the lawn and attending the Seideman Family Reunions. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.

He is survived by his daughter, Janet (Les) Vanderplasse of Oconomowoc; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Clara Klein and Madeline Ruth Klein; three brothers, Charles (Virginia) Seideman of Austin, Texas, Gerald Seideman of St. Germaine and Wayne (Rosemary) Seideman of West Bend; two sisters, Marion Race of West Bend and Phyllis (Bruce) Naumann of West Bend; a brother-in-law, Roger Kienast of California; five sisters-in-law, Ruth Seideman of Oklahoma City, Maggie Seideman of West Bend, Linda Schaefer of Neosho, Mary (Steve) Wetor of Hartford, and Doris Kienast of Hartford; a special friend, Sandra Gonwa of Campbellsport; and other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife and parents, Roger was preceded in death by three brothers, Dennis Seideman, Walter Seideman and Fredrick Seideman; an infant sister, Ruth Seideman; three brothers-in-law, Kenneth Race, Jim Kienast and Kent Kienast; and a sister-in-law, Hertha “Kitty” Seideman.

A funeral service for Roger will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend). The Rev. David Schoob will officiate and cremation will follow the traditional service with an inurnment held at a later date at Newburg Union Cemetery.

Roger’s family will greet relatives and friends Wednesday at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until the time of service.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Roger’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at the Samaritan, Dr. Griswold and staff, the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital, and the family and friends who supported Roger’s family through the years and especially at the time of his passing.