By HDN Staff
Frank Seaberg, 96, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1999, at a local care center of natural causes.
Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Holland & Bonine Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kathy Young officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.
Seaberg was born Jan. 19, 1903, in Jamestown, N.D., to Peter August and Frances Mary (Stydle) Seaberg. He moved with his family to Canada when he was young. He attended schools there and in Washington. His parents died when he was young. He later went to work on the Grand Coulee Dam in Grand Coulee, Wash., and then moved to Spokane.
In 1931, he married Katherine Ann Reynolds. The couple moved to Wenatchee, Wash., where he began working for the Great Northern Railroad. The family moved to Havre in 1958, where he continued to work on the Great Northern/Burlington Northern/Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroads for 47 years before retiring. After retiring in 1972, the couple moved to Box Elder. She died in 1975. He moved back to Havre in 1987.
Seaberg enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an excellent welder and enjoyed welding things around the house. He also enjoyed building things like knives, trailers, grills and many other useful items. He was a 55 year member of the Eagles Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Katherine Ann, and his brothers and sisters.
Survivors include a son, Bill Seaberg of Havre; daughters, Barbara George of Omak, Wash., Katherine (Penny) Jones of Cashmere, Wash., and Linda Seaberg of Canyon Country, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.