LT. COL. EDWARD F. SEIDEL, USAF, RET.
MARCH 24, 1923-OCT. 30, 2004
Lt. Col. Edward F. Seidel, 81, of Sandusky, died Oct. 30, 2004, at home, after a brief illness.
He was born March 24, 1923, in
Immediately following graduation from high school in
1941, he joined the Army Air Corps and was trained as a pilot. He was stationed in
He was co-owner of several taxicab companies in
In 1986, he and his wife moved permanently to their
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church,
Sandusky Yacht Club, the United States Power Squadron, American Legion Post 83,
AMVETS Sandusky Post 17, VFW Post 2529 Sandusky, Fraternal Order of
Eagles-Aerie 444, life member of the Elks-Sandusky Lodge 285, Singara-Sandusky,
Ohio SCC:480699, life member of the Reserve Officers Association of the United
States. He was a Mason, Shriner and a
long time member of the Hilliard Moose Lodge in
He is survived by his daughter, Linnes R. Seidel of Sandusky; son, Edward F. Seidel Jr.; and his wife, Marcie of Columbus; two granddaughters, Michelle Seidel of Dublin, Ireland, and Jennifer Seidel of Columbus.
Preceded in death by his wife, Anna L. Seidel; son, Robert R. Seidel; parents, Edward F. and Helen P. Seidel.
His family will receive friends from 11 a.m. Thursday
until time of memorial service at 1 p.m. in the David F. Koch Funeral Home,
Interment to be held later in
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fishing Has No Boundaries; Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; or to Back To The Wild, P.O. Box 423, Castalia, OH 44824; or to the scholarship fund of the organizations in which he was involved.