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“I extend to Garry's family my deep and sincere sympathy over the death of Garry due to the tragic accident. I only learned of Garry's passing late...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Gary Hayek - Ottumwa, IA

“Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
2 of 27 | Posted by: Sharyn, Mike, Jim & Sarah Ehlers - IA

“Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of Garry. I have talked with him and met him in person and chatted at length with him, What a...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Michelle - Dubuque, IA - business

“We send our thoughts and prayers to the entire Seyb family. Dave and Diana Sino ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Diana and Dave Sino - IA

“Sorry to learn of Garry's passing. We always had good conversations regarding researching genealogy especially the Seyb Family connection to the...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Bonnie Wilhelm Randolph - IA

“Sorry to hear of the passing of Garry. I will miss visiting with him at car club meetings. It was always interesting to listen to his talks at Old...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Dennis Walker - Burlington, IA

“Gary was a good friend and classmate. We were in chorus together but I remember most was the cold nights we spent in the crow nest announcing...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Francis Doyle - Creston, IA

“So sorry for your lose, and praying for the family. ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Don Francis - Keokuk, IA

“Very sad to hear the news of Garry Seyb Sr's passing in an accident. I did not know Garry Sr. But, I know his oldest son, Garry W. Seyb Jr., and I...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Todd Jacobus - Des Moines, IA

“Very sad to hear the news of Garry Seyb Sr's passing in an accident. I did not know Garry Sr. But, I know his oldest son, Garry W. Seyb Jr., and I...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Todd Jacobus - Des Moines, IA

“Growing up with Laura, there were times I all but lived with Garry & Charlotte we were together so often, especially during fair weeks, FFA events,...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Lisa (Briggs) Lihs - Donnellson, IA

“Dear Charlotte, Kent and Family, Garry was and always will be a part of our Antique Car and Old Thresher family. We will forever treasure his...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Major Watkins, Marjorie Nenninger, Mary & Tom Brust, Minnie & Ro - MO

“Sorry for your loss ,,Garry and his son would come into cottage café all the time ,,will miss him ,he always had a kind word to everyone .. ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Argene Merryman and Mike Gnann - IA

“So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Judy ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Judy fett - donnellson, IA

“My sympathy to all the family. Garry and I go back a long way. Garry was in my first class when I started teaching in Donnellson. Then when I was...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Elsie Roth - Fort Madison, IA

“Garry, Joyce, Hope, Hannah and entire Seyb family: We will be out of town this weekend and will not be able to attend the visitation, nor funeral....Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Kevin, Shane, Logan & Lakyn Boltz - IA

“Thoughts and prayers are with the Seyb family. ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Bryn Asbury

“To all of the SEYB family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this trying time. He will be greatly missed by all. GOD BLESS all of YOU ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: michael gilbert - Fort Madison, IA

“Maggie, Barry and family, please accept our condolences on your loss. ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Marty and Twila Rung - Ft Madison, IA

“Garry, Charlotte and family, I am deeply saddened at the loss of a great man. Garry made me laugh a lot at the Whitetail Banquets and I enjoyed his...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Jim Ackles - Salem, IA - Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Von Sapp - Keokuk, IA - Friend

“We had a natural connection from the beginning because of our love of cars. We all here at the shop will deeply miss you and you infectious...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Shawn Maine - Midwest Rod and Restoration - IA

“I will always look back and smile at all the times I would prank Garry and he would take it all in stride with a grin. The half peach pies that went...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Teresa - Mt. Pleasant, IA

“So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with your family.. ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Dan and Vickie Tweedy - Montrose, IA

“we will remember you working out by the barn with the sheep and cattle,.rest in peace. ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Noma kramer - west point, IA

“I will surely miss the conversations about our cars and the time we would spend at the Old Threshers reunion, and our conversations online. My...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: John M. Daly - Millington, IL

“So very sad that we won't see your smiling face on this side of Heaven but we grieve with hope, knowing we will see you again. God speed, my friend,...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Amy Daly - Millington, IL


Garry Wayne Seyb, Sr., 67, of Donnellson, Iowa passed away at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015 as a result of a automobile accident.

Born July 22, 1947 in Keokuk, Iowa the son of Kenneth and Ida (Lewis) Seyb. On August 18, 1968 he married Charlotte M. Pilkington at the United Church of Christ in Donnellson, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife Charlotte of Donnellson, six children Garry W. (Joyce) Seyb Jr. of Keokuk, Maggie (Barry) Davis of Donnellson, Bill Seyb of Donnellson, Peter (Kelli) Seyb of Keokuk, Sarah (Matt) Tweedy of Donnellson and Laura (Donnie) McDowell of Donnellson, sixteen grandchildren: Hope and Hannah Seyb; Zach, Kenny, Abbie and Ethan Barnett; Annabel, Peter Jr. and Johnny Seyb; Mattlynn, Trenten, Avree and Quenten Tweedy; Arabella, Aiden and Charlotte McDowell, one great grandchild on the way, one brother Kent Seyb of Donnellson and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Garry became a LPN after attending school at the North Dakota State School of Science. He worked as a caregiver and a farmer. He was a member of the New Testament Christian Church, the Southeast Iowa Car Club and the Old Buick Car Club. Garry enjoyed woodworking, sewing, vacationing, the Old Threshers Reunion, the Iowa State Fair, playing cards, working on his 1913 Buick, antique lamps, farming, coin collecting and gardening. He never knew a stranger.

Friends may call after 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson, Iowa. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. that evening at the funeral home.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the New Testament Christian Church in Keokuk, Iowa with Brother Bill Hauser officiating.

Burial will be at the Evangelical Cemetery in Donnellson, Iowa.

Memorials may be made in his memory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhomes.com.
Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.