WAYNE SEIM

 WAYNE SEIM
 Wayne Seim, age 82, died Friday, March 21, 2014, at his home in Concordia, Kan. He was born on Feb. 15, 1932, in New Cambria, Kan., to Grant and Beulah (Louise) Seim.
 He graduated from Bennington High School and served as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force from 1952-1956. He married Virginia Cote on July 28, 1960, in Belleville, Kan. Wayne was a technician for AT&T for more than 40 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and enjoyed gardening. He also assisted his wife, Virginia, by volunteering at Mt. Joseph Senior Community, Concordia.
 He is survived by his wife, Virginia, Concordia; daughter, Katherine Seim Snyder and husband Tom, Topeka; son, Mark Seim and wife Cathy, Tulsa, Okla.; grandchildren, Eric Seim, St. Louis, Mo.; Derek and Anthonie Snyder, Topeka; and great-grandchildren, Kyler and Karsyn Seim, St. Louis, Mo.; and Alexis Snyder, Topeka, Kan.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
 It was Wayne's wishes to be cremated and a Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Concordia, with the Rev. Brian Lager officiating. Burial with military honors by American Legion Post #76 and VFW Post #588 will follow at St. Concordia Cemetery. Friends may sign the register book from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. with a vigil service at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, 2014, all at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia. The family suggest Memorials to the Church or the American Heart Association in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit http://www.chaputbuoy.com/.

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