May 1, 1930 - September 26, 2019
Florence Marie (Drewes) Seedorf, 89, of Deshler, Ohio died peacefully on Thursday, September 26th at the Heritage Corner of Bowling Green, Ohio surrounded by her loving family. Florence was born May 1st, 1930 in Napoleon Twp., Ohio to the late Edward and Mary (Meyer) Drewes. On June 25, 1950, she married Henry Seedorf at Hope Lutheran Church, Hamler, Ohio and enjoyed 66 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on April 23, 2017. Florence was a homemaker, in which she created the most loving home for her family and always had an open back door that welcomed many friends and family. Florence also helped her husband Henry on the farm by milking cows, tending to the calves and always providing meals for everyone. She also worked at Patrick Henry Schools and Hope School for many years and enjoyed spending her free time in the garden. She was a faithful and active member of St. John Lutheran Church, Deshler, a member of St. John WELCA, taught Sunday School for over 30 years, sang in the church choir, and served as custodian for many years along with her husband, Henry. She was a member of the Bavarian Club and enjoyed polka dancing. Most of all, she adored her family and loved to celebrate holidays and birthdays and was known as “The WNDH Birthday Club Queen”, as she was always on the radio because her family was so big. Also, Grandma will be remembered as the best popcorn maker in the land. She is survived by children, Brenda (Jerry) Rosebrook, Mary (Terry) Hoops, Lisa (Michael) Hoops all of Deshler, Ohio, Anita (Larry) Creager of Alvada, Ohio, Matthew (Amy) Seedorf of Liberty Center, Ohio, Mark (Janet) Seedorf of Deshler, Ohio, and Ann (Brad) Michaelis of Malinta, Ohio; 25 grandchildren, Bradley (Amy), Gregory (Amy), Lana (Benjamin), Keith (Jami), Kathryn (Aaron), Andrew (Jennifer), Laura (CJ), Adam (Beth), Ashley (Shain), Allyson, Ryan (Karyn), Justin (Jessica), Elliot (Ashley), Samantha, Quin, Jordan (Elizabeth), Joshua (Samantha), Joseph, Claire, Chloe, Callie, Will, Megan, Mallory, and Brock; 31 great grandchildren, Ella, Ian, Zack, Kendall, Molly, Brooke, Luke, Jake, Blake, Lani, Grahm, Ryder, Broxton, Landon, Taryn, Christian, August, Ralph, Eleonora, Brystol, Brielle, Briggs, Carston, Adalyn, Blayne, Jayden, Zoey, Aaliyah, Penelope, Willow, and Jude, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Kathryn Ann Seedorf; siblings, Amanda Mueller, Olga Schwiebert, Leonard Drewes, Norma DeMars, and a niece, “sister”, Elaine Meyer. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 29th at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Deshler. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at Rodenberger-Gray Funeral Home, Napoleon and Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Sufficient Grace Ministries in memory of her infant daughter, Kathryn or St. John Lutheran Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made online at www.rodenbergergray.com.
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