Nancy Seymour, 73, Columbia City, passed away unexpectedly at 8:31 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at her home. Born on Jan. 7, 1946, in Warren, Pa., she was the daughter of George and Dora (Green) Lobdell.
She grew up in Clarendon and graduated from Warren Area High School with the class of 1964. She worked at New Process Company and EMI Company. While working at EMI, she met James Seymour. After Jim took a job in Fort Wayne, she moved to Columbia City with him. On April 6, 1994, the couple was married in Columbia City. After retiring from Viking in Columbia City, she cared for her mother-in-law, June.
She grew up in the E.U.B. and United Methodist Church. She loved her dogs, Coco, Sadie and Pip; traveling, including to Aruba, the Bahamas, Branson, Mo., and going to the casinos in Las Vegas and Laughlin. She found relaxation tending to her flowers in her garden, listening to classic country, country gospel and bluegrass music. She was loving, caring, a good listener and extremely honest. She adored her family and will be missed dearly by them.
Survivors include her loving husband: Jim Seymour; sons: James (A.J. Iskir) Ruhlman, Bethesda, Md.; and Justin Ruhlman, Lima, OH; step-children: Bryan (Christine) Seymour, Goshen; and Mona (A.J.) Byerly, Waterford, Pa.; sisters: Jolee Hamm, Warren, Pa.; and Carol (Chuck) Nelson, Eustis, Fla.; brothers: Dennis Lobdell, Conroe, Tex.; and Randy (Martha) Lobdell, Warren, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 1 to 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, with a funeral service to begin at 5 p.m. Visitation will also be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut St., Waterford, Pa.; and a funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest at Waterford Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be given in Nancy’s memory to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.