2017-07-06 / Obituaries

Mamie Esther Seemann

Funeral services for Mamie Seemann, 94, of Giddings, are pending at this time.

Mamie Esther (Kipp) Seemann was born on February 18, 1923 in Giddings, Texas, the daughter of William John and Ida Bertha (Witte) Kipp. She was baptized on April 8, 1923 and confirmed on April 2, 1939 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. William Mueller. Her confirmation verse was Isaiah 54:10, “For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee”. Mamie was united in marriage to Adolph Erich Seemann on January 8, 1947 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. S.T. Schroeder. She and Adolph made their home in Giddings where they, along with Eddie and Elsie Kipp, owned and operated Seemann & Kipp Automotive Machine and Supply. She, along with Elsie, reconciled the books and took inventory at the automotive shop for many years.

Mamie was a homemaker and was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings for her entire adult life.

She attended Bible Study and hosted Bible Studies in her home. She also volunteered her time working with Rejuvenation. Mamie enjoyed gardening, bird watching and cooking for large family celebrations at birthdays, holidays and special occasions. She loved her family very much and cherished the time she spent with them.

Mamie passed away peacefully the morning of Thursday, June 29, 2017 at her home in Giddings.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Ida Kipp; her husband of 54 years, Adolph Seemann; one brother, Eddie Kipp and his wife, Elsie; two sisters, Ella Farrack and her husband, Richard and Bernice Krenek and her husband, Hilton; one sister-in-law, Frieda Schulz and her husband, Paul and three brothers-in-law, John Seemann, Theodore Seemann and Henry Seemann and his wife, Annie.

Mamie is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Marilyn Seeman of Houston; her sister, Barbara Dromgoole and her husband, Ken of Plano as well as a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Lance Gordon and his wife, Renee, Kelley Dempsey and her husband, Jack and David Gordon and his wife, Tamara. Mamie also has seven great grandchildren, Lance Ray, Brecklyn, Jennifer, Brett, Chloe, Bianca and Micah.

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