Seeley Primley (1884-1967) Obituary

The following obituary for Seeley Primley (1884-1967) was found in the scrapbook of Emma Beatrice (Primley) Knapp glued onto the same page as the newspaper article and obituary for Seneca Primley. We are still seeking the name of the newspaper where this was published.

Seeley (Sealy) Primley is believed to be the son of Robert and Kathryn (Smith) Primley and brother to Seneca, Emma (Knapp), Myrtle, Schyler, Sherman, Arthur, and Ella. He was born on January 4, 1884 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and died in St. Louis, Missouri. From Wayne Knapp’s book, “The Early Years in Taylor Rapids”, we know that Seeley often visited his sister Emma there, and may have lived there for some time. He remains a mystery.

Seeley Primley Dies Sunday

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Mar. 2 [1967] in Green Bay for Seeley B. (Happy) Primley, 83, of that city who died Sunday morning in St. Louis, Mo. where he had been living with his daughter for the past year.

Rev. Howard Rand of St. Louis, Mo. will officiate at the 1:30 services with burial to be in Riverside cemetery in Peshtigo [Wisconsin].

Born on January 4, 1884 in Green Bay, he married the former Dora Stibbe on Mar. 5, 1910 in Peshtigo. She preceded him in death in 1963.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Vernon A. (Ruth) Last, St. Louis, Mo; one grandson, David Darrell Last, Columbus, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

Tombstone of Seeley and Dora Primley, Peshtigo, Wisconsin

If you have more information on Seeley or Sealy Primley, please let us know and help us fill in the blanks on this family member.

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