November 7, 1915-

March 14, 2014

John Sylvester Seymour, 98, died on Friday March 14, 2014, at the Masonic Home in Perry, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 18 at the United Methodist Church in Adel, Iowa. Burial with honors will follow at the Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 PM Monday at McCalley Funeral Home in Adel where family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

John was born the only child to John E. and Mary (Shafer) Seymour in Great Falls, Montana, on November 7, 1915.

John was preceded in death by his wife Elva and son Ralph. He is survived by his sons, James (Sandy) and John (Linda); daughters, Marie (Steve) Duesenberg and Becca Seymour; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; plus 4 step grandchildren and their families.

The family wishes to thank the staff at the Masonic Home in Perry for their loving care of John during the last year and a half.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Good Samaritan Food Pantry, 115 South 10th St., Adel, IA 50003. Online condolences may be left at