January 21, 1921 - June 29, 2012
Joseph “Joe” Stanley Sedlmajer, 91, of Mission, SD. passed away June 29th 2012 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE. He was born January 21, 1921 to Joseph and Rose (Zemina) Sedlmajer in Tabor, SD. As a young child he moved with his family to a farm south of Mission. At the outbreak of WWII he was called to duty on October 5th 1942. Joe entered the US Army Air Corps. He was involved in the Philippines Campaign. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant in the US Army upon his discharge February 10th 1946. While in the military he received the Good Conduct Medal, Sharp Shooter, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the Bronze Star. Joe was a lifetime member of the American Legion, Post 287 of Mission and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4674, Winner, SD. Joe recently was honored as a 50 year member of the American Legion. On March 1st 1946 Joe was united in marriage to Helen Frank of Bogley, MN in Valentine, NE. They farmed from 1946 to 1961 at which time they moved to Mission to be closer to school for the their children and where Joe had begun to work for Clausins Garage, then Texaco, Farmer Co-op and the Standard Station. Joe and Helen had four children: Joe and Bonnie of Mission, Paul (Delores) of Mt. Pierre, SD and Susan (Randy) Keiffer of Sturgis, SD. He is also survived by his wife Helen and brother Stanley of Mission. He has six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters. There will be a “Celebration of Life” at St. Thomas Church Hall in Mission on Sunday, July 22nd 2012 at 1:00 PM. His ashes will be buried with full Military Honors at National Cemetery in Sturgis on July 31st 2012 at 2:00 PM MDT.
Joseph “Joe” Stanley Sedlmajer, 91, of Mission, SD. passed away June 29th 2012 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE. He was born January 21, 1921 to Joseph and Rose (Zemina) Sedlmajer in Tabor, SD. As a young child he moved with his... View Obituary & Service Information
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