Frank Curtis Seymour, 83, rural Tama, passed away Tuesday, Jan/ 10, 2012, at his home under care of Iowa Hospice. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Tama. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan.13, from 4-7 p.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.
Frank was born on March 18, 1928, in rural Tama on the Meskwaki Settlement, the son of Michael and Sophia (Tesson) Seymour.
On May 6, 1955, he was united in marriage to Pat Blocker in Bethany, Mo. Frank was a well known musician in the area. He was employed as a laborer at Kiowa Corporation for 27 years and also worked for the railroad. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Tama. Frank loved to fish, hunt and trap.
Frank Curtis Seymour
Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Bruce Wayne Seymour; brothers, Robert Seymour, Harold Snow and two infant brothers; and two sisters, Irene Seymour and Elaine Seymour.
Survivors include his wife, Pat, Tama; his children, Curtis Seymour, Tama, Norman (Cheryl) Seymour. Tama, Dwayne Seymour, Tama, Charlie Seymour, Tama, Michelle Lee (Tom) Grimes, Toledo and Ira Dean (Megan) Seymour, Tama; 23 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Iola Snow, Tama; his adopted brothers, Vernon Jefferson and Victor White; and his adopted sister, Doris Poweshiek-American Horse.
A memorial fund has been established.