_____________________ _William H. LYNN _| | |_____________________ | |--Katherine Louise LYNN | | _John Thomas BREWER _ |_Amy BREWER ______| |_Maria DIKE _________
Amarillo Globe-News, May 10, 2001
Katherine Louise Seewald
Katherine Louise "Katie" Lynn Seewald, 78, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, May 8, 2001.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Llano Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Perry Hunsaker, associate pastor of St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery by Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors, Memorial Chapel, Fifth Avenue and Pierce Street.
Mrs. Seewald was born Oct. 20, 1922, in Hall County, Estelline. She grew up nearby in Collingsworth County, Wellington, the only child of William H. Lynn and Amy Brewer.
She was a member of the first graduating class of the University of Texas, new College of Fine Arts in 1943. During the remainder of World War II, Katherine, always known as "Katie," was a vacation relief agent for Trans World Airlines.
In July of 1947, she and Hughes Seewald, who preceded her in death, married at Tucumcari, N.M.
Mrs. Seewald was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Amarillo Junior League, the Texas Archeological Society, as well as a life member and former director of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society. She served on numerous boards such as the Potter County Historical Commission and the Texas Historical Foundation in furtherance of her long commitment to historic preservation.
Mrs. Seewald attended the 1952 Republican convention in Chicago as an Eisenhower delegate. Her part helping Eisenhower secure the nomination led to a lifelong participation in Republican politics and a commitment to bring two-party politics to the state of Texas. Katie was a founding member of the local Republican Women's Club. She served on the board of directors of the Dallas Opera.
Mrs. Seewald's father, an early Panhandle banker, who went on to become the general manager of Lafayette Hughes' ranching properties in the southeast Texas Panhandle. Her mother briefly taught school in Estelline upon settling in this area. Amy Lynn was active in the Texas Fine Arts Association as an artist, as well as a professional portraitist.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Louise Seewald of Amarillo; a son, William Hughes Seewald of Amarillo; a grandson, Jacob Seewald McKinney of Austin; and a son-in-law, Johnny W. Micou of Amarillo.
The family suggests memorials in lieu of flowers to Panhandle Planned Parenthood; the Humane Society; the Animal Rescue Shelter; or a favorite charity.
Amarillo Globe-News, May 10, 2001
1920 TX CARSON GROOM Series: T625 Roll: 1785 Page: 142 LYNN W H head 26 M W TX GA AL Asst Cashier Bank Amy wife 23 TX AL SC
1930 TX COLLINGSWORTH WELLINGTON 1 J-PCT Series: T626 Roll: 2310 Page: 139 LYNN W H head 36 M TX TX AL VP Bank Amy wife 33 m 22 TX MS SC Katherine dau 7 TX TX TX
__ __| | |__ | |--William H. LYNN | | __ |__| |__
Census: 1920 TX Carson Co., Groom page 142 fam 31 W. H. Lynn head mw 26 m TX GA AL Asst Cashier Bank Amy wife fw 23 m TX AL SC 1930 TX Collingsworth Wellington page 139 fam 78 W. H. Lynn head mw 36 m 25 TX TX AL VP Bank Amy wife fw 33 m 22 TX MS SC Katherine dau fw 7 s TX TX TX
William LYNN - SS Death Index Birth: 5 Aug 1894 State Issued: Texas Death: Sep 1981 Shelby Co., TX
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__ __| | |__ | |--James Leonard MACKEY | | __ |__| |__
Marriage to Dorothy Louise Nichols May 1968 Harris Co., Texas
Find A Grave: James Leonard Mackey Birth: Mar. 5, 1914 Death: Jan. 12, 2000
Burial: Lee Cemetery Winnsboro Wood County Texas, USA
Created by: Howard Cobb Record added: Mar 07, 2014 Find A Grave Memorial# 126024303
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___________________ _Robert Emmit MADDOX ____| | |___________________ | |--E B MADDOX | | _George V. PRUITT _ |_Mattie Annadyne PRUITT _| |_Ellen Lou GRAVES _
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Census: 1920 TX Palo Pinto Mineral Wells ED 205 sheet 4B fam 86 Household Gender Age Bob Maddock head WM 37y m TX MO MO Mattie Maddock wife WF 23y m TX MS TX E B Maddock son WM 2y9m s TX TX TX
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