OBITUARY

Charles Henry Seideman

June 18, 1927April 28, 2018

Colonel Charles (Chuck) Seideman, US Army (Ret.), resident of Austin, Texas for more than 40 years, died April 28, 2018. Born on June 18, 1927 to Raymund and Clara Gerner Seideman. Chuck entered the US Army at 18 in 1945. He received his commission as an Artillery Officer in 1949 from Officer Candidate School serving two tours of duty in Germany and three in Asia. In addition to commanding units, he served as a nuclear weapons officer, personal staff officer and a contracting officer for the US Army. The National Contract Management Association certified Colonel Seideman as a Professional Contract Manager in 1973. Chuck graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha and earned a MBA from George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Retiring from active service in Washington, DC at age 49, he moved to Austin. Beginning his second career, Chuck formed a financial consulting firm and later was a founder and president of Capital City Leasing, Inc. He was an elder and trustee of Hope Presbyterian Church and an active member of the North Austin Rotary Club serving on the board and later as treasurer.

Colonel Seideman’s first marriage of 56 years was to Hertha (Kitty) who predeceased him. His eldest daughter Karen Dee, a grandson Charles Raymund Seideman also predeceased him.

Surviving him are his wife Virginia of 16 years and five children – Dr. Sandra Thomas, of Marble Falls and husband Dr. Griffith Mose Thomas, children Griffith Mose Thomas II (Hunter); Lana Luise Hill and husband Nicolas Hill of Brisbane, Australia, and Sarah Mason; Dr. Steven C. Seideman of Farmington, Arkansas and wife Cynthia; David L. Seideman of Austin, wife Louise and children Shae Burnett and husband Michael Reilly; Kate Johanna Seideman of Oregon; Dean Scott Seideman of Dallas wife Anna, and children Christopher and wife Holly, Taylor and Samantha; D. Mark Seideman of Blanco and children, Michael and wife Allison and great-granddaughter Ruby Mae and Matthew. Chuck considered Virginia’s children as his children; Marvin Gordey wife Lisa and grandchildren Morgan Curren and Joey, and Madison Gordey; Marianne Sloan husband Richard Geoffrey Sloan and grandchild Geoffrey Sloan.

Memorial services will be conducted Thursday, May 17, 2018 t 1:00 at Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home, 9700 Anderson Mill Road. Memorial Services in Wisconsin at 85th Seideman Reunion.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christi Center 2306 Hancock Dr., Austin, TX 78756; Natio Ministry 509 Riverview Sr., Georgetown, TX 78628 or the Newburg Union Cemetery, Newburg, WI.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cookwaldenshapelofthehills for the Seideman family.

  • FAMILY

  • Colonel Seideman’s first marriage of 56 years was to Hertha (Kitty) who predeceased him. His eldest daughter Karen Dee, a grandson Charles Raymund Seideman also predeceased him.

    Surviving him are his wife Virginia of 16 years and five children – Dr. Sandra Thomas, of Marble Falls and husband Dr. Griffith Mose Thomas, children Griffith Mose Thomas II (Hunter); Lana Luise Hill and husband Nicolas Hill of Brisbane, Australia, and Sarah Mason; Dr. Steven C. Seideman of Farmington, Arkansas and wife Cynthia; David L. Seideman of Austin, wife Louise and children Shae Burnett and husband Michael Reilly; Kate Johanna Seideman of Oregon; Dean Scott Seideman of Dallas wife Anna, and children Christopher and wife Holly, Taylor and Samantha; D. Mark Seideman of Blanco and children, Michael and wife Allison and great-granddaughter Ruby Mae and Matthew.

    Chuck considered Virginia’s children as his children; Marvin Gordey wife Lisa and grandchildren Morgan Curren and Joey, and Madison Gordey; Marianne Sloan husband Richard Geoffrey Sloan and grandchild Geoffrey Sloan.
  • DONATIONS

  • Christi Center
  • Natio Ministry
  • Newburg Union Cemetery

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, May 17, 2018
REMEMBERING

Charles Henry Seideman

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susan cox

May 7, 2018

Don and I are sending our heartfelt love and prayers to Dave and his family as we all remember Dave's dad, Charles. We always think about his loving personality and sweet smile. He is being embraced by his grandson, Charlie and his other loved ones who are with him now.

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