Clarence Paul Seaver 1920 - 2010 McLouth
Paid family tribute
Clarence Paul Seaver, 90, of Lawrence, formerly of McLouth, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, November 25, 2010.
Clarence was born May 30, 1920 at Newton, KS the son of James “JW” William and Sadie Beatrice Glover Seaver.
Mr. Seaver was a 1940 graduate of McLouth High School and received a degree in 1941 from Aviation Training Services to build airplanes in Los Angeles, CA. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, serving in the Corps of Engineers and Medical Corps.
Clarence was a farmer and stockman in McLouth for many years and had worked 16 years as the Shop Foreman at the University of Kansas, Drama and Theater Dept. in Lawrence, where he medically retired in 1980. Clarence and his wife, Lucy, developed, owned and operated the “CherLu” Country Store at Lake Perry from 1969 to 1974. He and his wife attended and were youth sponsors at the Perry United Methodist Church during this time. He grew up as a member of the Stanwood Friends Church and after marriage joined the United Brethren Edmonds Church which united with his current church, the McLouth United Methodist. He and his wife served as Youth Group Sponsors in the 1960’s at the McLouth United Methodist Church.
Clarence was married to Lucy Elizabeth Kell on June 1, 1940 at McLouth, Lucy survives at the home.
He is also survived by one daughter, Cheryl E. Wonnell, Lawrence, two grandchildren, Micki (Jamie) Prager, Oskaloosa, Rob (Sarah) Wonnell, Olathe, four great-grandchildren, Josiah Wonnell, Taylor Prager, Tyler Prager and Micah Wonnell, one brother, William A. Seaver, Kimberling City, MO., four sisters, Lena Thompson, Ozark, MO., Frances Sink, Gardner, KS., Darlene Overbaugh, Tonganoxie, KS and Charlene Snell, Topeka, KS. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Johnny Seaver.
Funeral Services will be at 2:00 PM, Wednesday at the McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at McLouth Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, prior to Services at the Church. Memorials may be made to the Lawrence Humane Society or to the Clarence Seaver Technical Theater Scholarship Fund at the K.U. Endowment Association and sent in care of the Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS. 66066.
This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.