Memorial services for Duane Seyl, age 61, of Newbern, Tenn., will be held Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Pierce, NE. The reverend Gordon Bruce will officiate. A private family inurnment will take place at a later date. Visitation is Friday, Feb. 10th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Stonacek Memorial Chapel, Pierce. He passed away on January 26th. Condolence cards may be sent to: Mrs. Nadine Seyl, 2495 Laneferry Road, Newbern, TN 38024.
Duane LeRoy Seyl was born December 11, 1950 in Lake City, Iowa to Victor and Lucille (Heck) Seyl. He graduated from Randolph High School in 1969. Duane married Nadine Boatman on November 20, 1970 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Randolph. Duane enlisted in the Air Force, during Vietnam, from September 1, 1970 to May 5, 1971.
After married, the couple lived in Norfolk. Duane worked for Nucor Steel. While still with Nucor, he was transferred to Logan, Utah for three years. Duane and Nadine moved to Pierce in 1981, and Duane worked for the David J. Joseph Company in Norfolk. In 1992 they moved to Dyersburg, TN. Duane worked for Nucor Steel up until he was diagnosed with cancer in October of 2010. Duane enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed tooling around in his garage on projects and collecting coins.
He is survived by his wife Nadine Seyl of Newbern, TN; three sons Thad Seyl of Dyersburg, TN; Justin and wife Sandra Seyl of Chicago, Ill; Jared and wife Katie Seyl of Highlands Ranch, Colorado; five Grandchildren Jordan, Preston, Gage, Ellie, Caroline; Three brothers Jerry and wife Cathy Seyl of Papillion, NE; Larry and wife Mary Seyl of Omaha, NE; Ronnie and wife Arthella Seyl of Lincoln, NE; three sisters Carol Ann and husband Ron Asmussen of Wes Minister, Colorado; Linda and husband Guy Mueller of Sedona, AZ; Judy and husband Gary Fuerhoff of Pierce, NE;
He is preceded in death by his parents.