Ella Marie Seyfang

1933 - 2019

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Ella Marie Osborn Seyfang, 85, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. She was born in Marion County at the home of her grandmother, Ella Latimer Carothers, near LaRue. She was born to E. Clifford and Relva (Latimer) Osborn on November 13, 1933. On July 3, 1957 she and "The love of her life", Matthew George Henry Seyfang, were united in marriage at St. John's Lutheran Church, Dola and he preceded her in death on March 7, 2016. To this union, 2 sons: George Anthony "Tony" Seyfang of Bremerton, Washington, and Mark Matthew Seyfang of Cincinnati; 2 daughters: Cynthia Kay (Brien) VanBuskirk of Jacksonville, FL, and Serena Marie (Jeffrey) Penry of Delaware, Ohio. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren: Joseph Seyfang, Evan (Mackenzie) Seyfang, Holly Petranick, Anton VanBuskirk, Anna (Jonathon) Kinard, Leah (Steffen) Robitzsch, Erik Penry, Dustin (Awia) Penry, and Brandon (Gina)Penry; 13 great-grandchildren: Korbin Petranick, Adeline Kinard, Mason and Scarlett Robitzsch, Lorelai, Miriam Penry, Isabella, Gabriel, Elijah, Natalia, Nova and Amelia Penry, Liam Penry; and an honorary great granddaughter, Joy Boone. Ella also has two brothers: Robert (Marlene) Osborn of AZ, and Dale (Jean) Osborn of Mt. Victory; two sisters: Joyce Ann (Dale-deceased) Jones of Marion, and Mary Kay (Tom) Baldwin of Richwood, OH. She was preceded in death by her two infant sisters: Thelma May and Ruth Emma Osborn. She was a 1951 graduate of Dola High School. Ella was a member of St. John's Evangelical Church where she worked for 20 years as a nursery attendant. She was also a member of the Goshen Grange for over 70 years where she was a 7th degree member. Visitation will be held from 1:00-4:00pm on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Kenton. A funeral service will begin at 10:00am on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Randall Forester officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Ella to the Hardin County Armory Foundation, Goshen Grange Scholarship Fund, or St. John's Evangelical Church. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting stoutcrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Sunday, October 13th 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Monday, October 14th 2019 - 10:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Final Resting Place:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

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To : Ella's Family
Date :Thursday, October 10th 2019
From : Cheryl Jones Hiller
So sorry to read about the passing of your mother. My mom and dad always thought the world of both of your parents. Please accept my condolences and know your in my thoughts at this difficult time. With sincere sympathy. Cheryl



To : Cindy Tony Serena and Mark
Date :Thursday, October 10th 2019
From : Steve and Rhonda Thompson
Prayers and hugs for you all on the passing of your mom and our Aunt. We know she is now at peace and with Uncle George once again. Love to you all.



To : Seyfang family
Date :Tuesday, October 22nd 2019
From : The Weber Girl's Lee Ann Mendoza jeannine weber-mo
So very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was always a very nice lady. Prayers of peace for you all.
The Weber Girl's



To : Cindy Tony Serena Mark and their families
Date :Sunday, October 27th 2019
From : Stacey Whicker family
Goodbye Aunt Ella Marie. We love you, and we'll miss you.



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