Dorothea L. Seibert, 91, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Andrew and Gladys Elsa (Ditto) Simmons, was born on Feb. 28, 1917, in Muscatine, Iowa. She died Jan. 28, 2009, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem.
Dorothea was united in marriage to Stephen Martin Seibert Jr., July 14, 1949, at Blue Grass, Iowa. Dorothea and Stephen moved to Horseshoe Bend, Ark., in 1976, from Bettendorf, Iowa. She was a member of Royal Neighbors of America, Pithian Sisters, Eastern Star, Eagles and Tel-A-Care of Horseshoe Bend. She and her late husband, Stephen, were active members of the St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend.
She is survived by: four sons, William C. Seibert of Port Orchard, Wash., Kenneth Froeschle of Bettendorf, Iowa, Martin T. Seibert of Dewitt, Iowa, and David P. Seibert Sr. of Horseshoe Bend; one daughter, Marlene Main of Virginia, Minn.; one sister, Sina B. Tabor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her husband; parents; many brothers; and sisters.
A memorial Mass and Rosary will be held Friday, Feb. 6, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend, under the direction of the Barker Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel, with Father Marks officiating.