Erich Seifert of Perry


Private memorial services for Erich Seifert, 82, of Perry will be held at a later date.

Erich passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the Dallas County Hospital in Perry, Iowa.

Erich Seifert was born March 19, 1940, in Durr Kunzendf, Germany, the son of Alfons and Martha (Schnalle) Seifert.

The family moved from Germany in 1951 and settled in central Iowa. The Dayton stagecoach inn near Bouton was Erich’s childhood home.

On Dec. 21, 1973, Erich married Carol Bollerman in Adel. In 1979 the couple moved to Perry, where they have lived for the past 43 years.

Erich worked for Asgrow Seed Co. until his retirement.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Seifert of Perry; daughters, Holly (Chrysti) Seifert of Omaha, Nebraska, and Ericha Seifert of Omaha; brothers, Joseph Seifert of California, Alfons Seifert of Adel and Karl Seifert of Colorado; and one sister, Elfreda LaPorte of Wisconsin; and one granddaughter, Lily Schwarz-Seifert of Omaha.

Preceding Erich in death were his parents; and two sisters, Maria Bills and Ana Seifert.

Memorials will be directed to the Raccoon River Pet Rescue, 14360 Ivy Pl., Perry, IA 50220 in Erich’s name. Memorials or condolences to the family may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home, 1420 Warford St., Perry, IA 50220.


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