Monday, February 2, 2015

Glenn Omar & Elizabeth Caroline “Betty” Seman (January 29, 2015)

Glenn Omar & Elizabeth Caroline “Betty” Seman of Greenville, Ohio, married for 53 years, passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Rest Haven Nursing Home just 5 hours apart. Elizabeth was born on September 25, 1913 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Daniel & Lottie (Cable) Dohme. Glenn was born on February 18, 1927 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Melvin & Virla (Sebring) Seman.

They were married on July 20, 1961 and are survived by daughter and son in law, Judy & Pete Vredenburg of Tijeras, NM; son and daughter in law, Gary & Lisa Brown of Rutherfordton, North Carolina; grandchildren, Amanda (Donnie) Parris of Lyman, South Carolina, Collin Brown of Forest City, North Carolina, Leah (Josh) Jones of Shelby, North Carolina, Mark (Rae Ann) Beyerl of Pensacola, Florida, and Kurt Beyerl of Menominee Falls, Wisconsin; 14 great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their appreciation to Ted and Karen Nealeigh for their continued support and help throughout the years.

Both were preceded in death by their parents as well as Betty’s siblings, Denver Dohme, Herbert Dohme and Ellen Nealeigh.

They were members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Greenville where Elizabeth was a lifelong member. They were the owners and operators of the Copper Kettle Print Ship in Greenville, Big G Bike shop in Greenville and Excel Printing Plant in Crystal River, Florida. Elizabeth was also a commercial artist and worked for Booth Furniture in Dayton and 9 years at Neff Lettering in Greenville. Glenn also worked at the skating rink in Greenville and was a model train enthusiast. Betty loved gardening, flowers and was a doll collector.

Glenn was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force as a Staff Sergeant.

There will be a memorial service held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Peter Menke officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. There will be a Military Service conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard at the funeral home in honor of Glenn’s service.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be sent to