Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Gerald L. Seitz, 88, of Verona, MO. passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 in his home.

            He was born to John and Cordia Mae Davis Seitz on January 30, 1931 in Crane, MO.  He was a farmer.

            Gerald married Pauline Hewlett on June 25, 1949 in Eureka Springs, AR.

            Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Pauline; four sons, Gerald Rex Seitz and wife, Vickie of Billings, MO., Dean Seitz of Aurora, MO., John Seitz and wife, Wendy of Aurora, MO. and Billy Gene Seitz of Verona, MO.; three daughters, Linda Crouch and husband Ronnie of Mt. Vernon, MO., Connie VanDaGriff and husband, Hal of Verona, MO. and Brenda Krueger and husband, Charles of Verona, MO.; two brothers, Junior Seitz of Springfield, MO. and Earl Seitz of Verona, MO.; four sisters, Jessie Wilcock of Mt. Vernon, MO., Mary McCann of Springfield, MO., Pearl Arnold of California and Joann Huse of Mt. Vernon, MO.; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Bobby Seitz; one daughter, Dorena Seitz; one brother, Joe Seitz; and three sisters, Adine Evans, Emileen Seitz and Maxine Garoutte.

            Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow in Calton Cemetery.

‚Äč            Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until service time in the church.

            Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Campassus of Monett, MO. in care of the funeral home.