Carl E. “Sonny" Seymour — Red Wing

RED WING — A memorial service for Carl E. "Sonny" Seymour will be at 11 a.m. Monday in First Lutheran Church in Red Wing, with the Revs. Carroll Marohl and Michael Dobbins officiating. Burial will be in the spring in Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing.

Mr. Seymour, 80, of Red Wing, died Wednesday (Feb. 7, 2007) at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Carl Edward Seymour was born July 18, 1926, in Red Wing, and attended schools in Red Wing. On July 29, 1944, he married LaVerne Fasbender in Red Wing. He served in the Army from Dec. 4, 1944, to September 1946, serving in the Pacific Theater of World War II. For 48 years and three months, he worked for Red Wing Shoe Co., retiring in 1991. He was a member of First Lutheran Church and enjoyed watching sports, birds, and being with his family.

Survivors include five children, Carol (Lelan) Jones of Hastings, Minn., Terry Seymour, Michael (Gail) Seymour and Kathy (Geoffrey) Johnson, all of Red Wing, and Ronald "Ron" Seymour of Florence Township, Goodhue County; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Daniel (Marlene) and David, both of Red Wing; and a sister, Mary Lou (Edwin) Greske of River Falls, Wis. He was preceded in death by his wife on Jan. 12, 1989, a son, a brother and a sister.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel in Red Wing, and an hour before the service Monday at the church.


Memorials are preferred to the Kidney Foundation, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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