Leif Sethne, age 92, of King, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at the
Wisconsin Veterans Home. He was born on Sept. 16, 1916, in Powers Lake, N.D.
to Christian and Petra Sethne. Leif served in the U.S. Army for seven years in
the 32nd Division field artillery unit during World War II and reached the
rank of major. Mr. Sethne attended the UW-Madison and graduated in 1949. He
then became a realtor in Madison for 28 years while enjoying his favorite
pastimes of chess in which he achieved the rank of chess master, bridge, and
golf, which became a lifelong challenge. He was married to Irma Neubauer, his
wife and companion for 65 years. He is survived by his wife; and three
children, Lance, Daryl and Janice; sisters, Ruth and Hazel; one brother, Lynn;
two grandchildren, Lana and Darin; four great-grandchildren; and one
great-great-grandchild. His parents; sisters, Frieda and Pearl; and one
brother, Norman, preceded his death. Cremation will take place and a memorial
service will be held at a later date.
Roseberry's Funeral Home and Crematory Friendship (608) 339-3551