was born on 27 Jan 1904 in Oshkosh, Winnebago co., Wisconsin, the daughter of
Carl A. and
Martha E. (APEL) SEEMANN.
She appeared in the census in Jan 1920 in Tulare, Spink co., South
Dakota in the household of Carl
A. Seemann, father
She graduated in 1922
in Redfield, Spink co., South Dakota.
In 1926 she completed Nurse's training in Madison, Lake co., South
Dakota at the New Madison Hospital
Nurses Training Program, and received her RN degree. She then worked at
Faulkton hospital, and did private nursing care, until her marriage. She lived in Hitchcock, Beadle
co., South Dakota between 1932 and 1950,
and lived in Miller, Hand co., South Dakota after that. By June, 1960, she was living in Redfield, Spink
co., South Dakota.
on 28 Aug 2005 in Redfield, Spink co., South Dakota.
Lucille SEEMANN and Vay E. RODMAN were married on 10 May 1932 in Huron, Beadle
co., South Dakota. He was employed in a Hitchcock garage at the
time of his marriage.
Gladys Lucille SEEMANN and Vay E. RODMAN had the following
|Joyce Elaine RODMAN |
Ann RODMAN |
Ward RODMAN |
|David Lee RODMAN |
|Vay Allen RODMAN|
|Debra Jo RODMAN |
Thursday, May 19, 1932
TULARE GIRL MARRIED TUESDAY
Miss Gladys Seeman and Vay Rodman United in Marriage
Ladies of O. E. S. Clean Temple -- Other Items
People of Tulare were somewhat surprised and greatly pleased on
Tuesday when they received the news that Miss Gladys Seeman and Vay
Rodman were united in marriage. It has been a known fact for some time
that this happy young couple were to be married and the day for the
event had been concealed and on Tuesday they quietly left and went to
Huron where at three-thirty o'clock the Rev. Alfred Trenerry of the
Baptist church spoke the words that united the happy couple. They were
attended by Miss Marguerite Morris of Bonilla who acted as bridesmaid
and Mr. Frank Wagner of Hecla as best man. Miss Gladys is a daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Seeman of our city and has lived here nearly all of
her life. She is a graduate from the local high school and a graduate
nurse, having completed her nurses training course at Madison, South
Dakota. She practiced nursing for some time but the past few years she
has remained at home. She is one of Tulare's most highly respected young
ladies and by her cheerfulness and most pleasing ways has won numberless
friends. Mr. Rodman is a resident of Hitchcock and is employed in a
garage. He has lived there nearly all his life and is very highly
respected. Through his regular visits here he has made numerous friends
who speak very highly of him and is worth of his choice. Mr. and Mrs.
Rodman will be at home to their many friends in Hitchcock and they have
the well wishes of the whole community for a long, happy and prosperous
OBITUARY OF GLADYS SEEMANN RODMAN
Gladys was born January 27, 1904 in Oshkosh, WI to Dr. Carl and
Martha (Apel) Seemann. She moved with her family to Tulare, SD in 1910.
Gladys graduated from Redfield High School in 1922. She attended The New
Madison Hospital Nurses Training Program at Madison, SD receiving a
Registered Nursing Degree in 1926. She worked at the Faulkton Hospital
and also did private nursing care until her marriage. She married Vay
Rodman on May 10, 1932 at Huron, SD. They made their home at Hitchcock,
SD from 1932 to 1950. In 1950 they moved to Miller, SD and in 1956 they
moved to Redfield, SD. Gladys resided at the Village in Redfield, SD
from 1971 to 2000 then moving to Lakeside HealthCare and living there
from 2000 to 2003 then she moved to the Eastern Star Home until her
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Gladys enjoyed
quilting, crocheting and flower gardeing. She was a member of the United
Methodist Church for forty eight years and a honorary member of the
Martha Circle. She will always be remembered for her gracious smile.
Gladys is survived by one daughter, Joyce Beasley of Castroville, TX;
two sons: Dave (Arlie) Rodman of Redfield, SD and Vay (Arleen) Rodman of
Ft. Atkinson, WI, eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren,
one brother Carl (June) Seemann of Auburn, WA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1966, three
children: Jeanne, James and Deborah, two sisters: Marcella Seeman and
Dorothy Barrett and one son-in-law, Henry Beasley.