Merrybell Seeber, age 87 of Delavan, WI, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Thursday, December 19, 2013 resulting of Breast Cancer. She was born July 20, 1926, the daughter of Ernest and Violet Cooper. Merrybell was a 1945 graduate of Whitewater College High School. She was united in marriage to Robert Seeber on October 23, 1946. He preceded her in death on October 22, 1995. Merrybell was a member of the Delavan United Methodist Church; Walworth County Historical Society, Delavan Historical Society, and Whitewater Historical Society. She also belonged to the Union Maine Historical Society, Friends of Aram Public Library, American Legion Auxiliary, Charter member of Daughters of Union Veterans Tent 23, past member of Harvard Moose, 25 year member of R.S.V.P.-Volunteer Connections. Merrybell truly enjoyed volunteering, her biggest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Merrybell is survived by her three sons, Robert (Sue), Kenneth, and Ronald (Kris), one daughter, Roberta (Gary) Wright, six grandchildren, William (Chris) Seeber, Michael Seeber, Rodney (Tammy) Wright, Rhonda Wright, Shawn Seeber, Stacy Seeber, seven great-grandchildren, Andrew, Brandon, Dakotah, Colton, Tyler, Corey, and Jermey, her sister, Margaret Legois, and her sisters-in-law, Donna Cloute and Ruth Seeber. She is further survived by several nieces and nephews, dancing companion Don Teske, and several dear pen pals. Merrybell was preceded in death by her husband, her sister and brother-in-law Marjery and John Love, her brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Shirley Cooper, and her brothers-in-law, Maynard Eide, Claude Legois, Raymond, Lawrence, and William (Bud) Seeber.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan, WI. Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:00am at the funeral home. Memorials to Merrybell, if desired, may be made to the Walworth County Historical Society or the Delavan United Methodist Church. MONROE FUNERAL HOME, in Delavan, WI, is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com.