Eileen Seberson, 81

Published 10:56 am Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The funeral service for Eileen A. Seberson will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, as well as one hour prior at the church. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate.


Eileen passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 20 at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. She was 81 years old.

Eileen was born on May 10, 1930, in Ellendale. The daughter of Edward and Ida (Johnson) Miller, she grew up and graduated from Ellendale High School. On Nov. 5, 1950, she married LaVerne Seberson at the Trinity Lutheran Church in New Richland. After marriage, they spent a year in California before returning to Albert Lea, where they spent 61 years together and had four wonderful children.

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Eileen enjoyed embroidery, puzzles, reading, taking walks and occasional rides on the tandem bicycle with LaVerne. They took family trips up north and many vacations to Colorado. They enjoyed weekly games of cards with her sister and brother, as well as afternoon coffee parties with the neighbors.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Ida (Johnson) Miller; brother, Dwight Miller; and brother-in-law, Vernon Reistad.

Eileen is survived by her loving husband, LaVerne Seberson; children: Pam (Mick) McClary of Austin, Polly (John) Holbrook of Greely, Colo., Steve (Annette) Seberson of Albert Lea and Mark Seberson of Chaska; grandchildren: Jenny Westerlund, Angie Finley, Adam (Gabe) McClary, Dan McClary, Shaun (Jessie) McClary, Josh Holbrook, Nathan Holbrook, Hayden Holbrook, Mindy (Dustin Weber) Seberson, Callen (Alicia Un) Seberson, Kellie Seberson and Andrew Seberson; great-grandchildren: Dalton, Triston, Chantell, Devin, Demi, Abby, Tate, Teegan, Laura, Ronan, Kain, Karter, Kayde and Ian; great-great-grandchild, Sawyer; sisters: Ethel Reistad of Waterville and Phyllis (Milburn) Nelson of Albert Lea; twin brother, Ed (Arlene) Miller of Clarks Grove; sister-in-law, Betty Miller of Kasson; many nieces and nephews; and other loving relatives and friends.

Eileen was a wonderful and loving wife, mother and friend. She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.

Memorials are preferred to Albert Lea Hospice or Grace Lutheran Church.