Obituaries » Dorothy E. Seiffert (Fahrenkrug)
September 5, 1932 - May 6, 2017
Service Date: May 10, 2017
Funeral Location St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Dorothy Esther Fahrenkrug was born September 5, 1932 in Appleton, Wisconsin. She was baptized May 21, 1933 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Appleton, Wisconsin and was confirmed there on June 9, 1946.
In 1952 she married Rev. James L. Seiffert at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Seattle, Washington. In 1954 their son, Stephen was born and in 1956 their daughter, Sue.
For thirty-nine years she worked with her husband as he served as pastor in churches in Seattle; Tacoma; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Washington, Kansas; Yakima, Washington; and Warren, Oregon. For 25 years she also worked in private industry as a secretary, office manager, supervisor, and personnel consultant.
Dorothy completed her final journey of life on earth on May 6, 2017 at 84 years of age.
She is survived by her husband, James; son Stephen; daughter Sue; two grandsons, Matthew (Megumi) and David; one great-granddaughter Dahlia; sister, Adeline Pechman; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her mother Loretta (Fahrenkrug) Binner; father Charles Fahrenkrug; a sister, Leone Flenz; and brother, Carl Fahrenkrug.
The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away. Blessed be the name of the Lord. Amen.