Elizabeth “Liz” Seeler-Bowman, age 92, of Loveland passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, March 1, 2020.
Elizabeth was born June 22, 1927 in former Yugoslavia now Croatia, a daughter of the late Frank Kalbly and Elizabeth Buchta.
Liz married John Seeler and then later immigrated to the United States from Germany with their daughter Madeline and son Ludwig in 1950. They put down roots in southern New Jersey and grew the family by one with a daughter, Elizabeth. Liz moved to Colorado shortly after her daughter Madeline and husband Stan Washkevich moved to Colorado in 1979. Liz worked 25 plus years and retired as an CNA at North Shore Manor Health and Rehab in Loveland.
Liz was preceded in death by her husband John Seeler, a second husband Charles Bowman, son Ludwig Seeler and daughter Elizabeth Esposito.
Liz was very active up until the last few years of her life. She was actively involved in the Kickers Club polka dances as well as obtaining a title of “Zumba Queen” at the Loveland Chilson Civic Center. She enjoyed spending time at her cabin in the Rocky Mountains and enjoying nature. Liz was also quite the cook and baker. She loved making homemade fresh noodles for goulash and her joy every year, was at Christmas baking old fashioned German cookies and strudel for her family and friends.
Liz is survived by her daughter Madeline Washkevich of Loveland, granddaughter Johanna and Seth Reak of Johnstown, grandson John and Lien Washkevich of San Jose, California, granddaughter Beth Esposito and Terri Ciprich of Williamstown, NJ, granddaughter Becki and Aaron Hadley of Newtown Square, PA, granddaughter Lori Seeler of Glassboro, NJ, granddaughter Elaine Seeler of Glassboro, NJ and several great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at Viegut Funeral Home at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Luncheon to follow the service in reception center.
A special thank you to the staff at North Shore Health & Rehab and Pathway’s of Northern Colorado. You are angels and our family thanks you immensely.
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