Alfred "Tuff' C. Seals, Sr., 90, died Sunday (Dec. 13, 2009), at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.
On Oct. 19, 1919, Alfred was born in Freedom, Neb., to George and Margaret Ann (Cutrell) Seals. He grew up in Frontier County and graduated school Havenna High School.
Wanda M. Mitchell and "Tuff" were married in McCook on Jan. 31, 1942. They had a son Alfred and three daughters, Charlene, Donna and Renee. He lived all his life in this area.
He was a member of the McCook Elks Lodge No. 1434.
He worked for the Debus Baking Company and the Old Home Bread for more than 30 years. He loved and enjoyed his children and grandchildren as well as the outdoors, hunting, farming, gardening and watching football on television.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Wanda on Feb. 16, 2009; a brother, Archie; and sisters, Georgie Wood, Opal Gillen, Leota Ernest, and Dorothy Brady.
Survivors include: his children; Alfred C. and wife Carol Seals, Jr. of Nicholasville, Ky., Charlene (Dennis) Peters of Williamsburg, Va., Donna (Don) Hartley of Lincoln and Renee (Steve) Fritz of McCook; a sister, Bonnie Davis of Pendleton, Ore.; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, 11 a.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in McCook.
Memorials may be addressed to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation will be today until 8 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook. Friends and family may also leave condolences on-line at www.carpenterbreland.com
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.