VERONA- La Nita D. Seibel, 83, Happy Valley Road, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in the Oneida Healthcare Center, surrounded by her family.
Born on April 20, 1933, she was the daughter of Ronald and Lizzie Limbeck Dean. La Nita was a graduate of Oneida High School, Class of 1950 and the Utica School of Commerce in 1951. She married Warren F. Seibel in the First United Methodist Church, Oneida, on September 11, 1954. Mr. Seibel predeceased her on July 7, 2007.
La Nita was employed as a legal secretary for the law firms of Wilcox and Wilcox, Griffith and Pileckas in Rome, as well as the Kiley Law
Firm in Oneida. She served as the Town of Verona Justice from 1978 to 1988 and the Town of Verona Court Clerk from 1988 to 1996.
She was a life member of the Verona Firemens’s Auxiliary as well as a member and officer of the Order of the Eastern Star (New London), the Oneida County Magistrates, the New York State Magistrates and the president of the Oneida Valley Cemetery Association. La Nita was a member of the Verona Methodist Church, where she served as Sunday school superintendent and sang in the choir. She later attended the First United Methodist Church of Oneida.
Surviving are her children, Brenda ( Harold “Joe”) Lubeck- Collins, Barbara (Charles) Myers , Stuart (Patricia) Seibel and Paul (Mary) Seibel; her brother, Stephen (Merleen) Dean; her grandchildren, Leslie and Derek Lubeck, Emily (Phil) Holcombe, Christine Seibel and Steven Kinter, Steven Seibel, Brandie (Scott) Collins, Kerri (Brice) Ouderkirk and Kiersten Coady; eight great-grandchildren; her sisters-in-law, Sally Seibel and Jane Warren and her brother-in-law, J. Dean Seibel; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister, Shirley and her husband, Robert Arno and her brothers-in-law, Kenneth and his wife, Mary Seibel, J. Otis Seibel and James Warren.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM, Monday from the First United Methodist Church of Oneida, Main at Grove Streets, with the Reverend Abigail Browka, officiating. Interment will be made in Oneida Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, 260 Main Street, Oneida, 2-6 PM, Sunday. In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to your favorite charity.
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