Alfred Gilbert Seitz, also known as “Curly,” “Al” or “the Gas Man,” passed away on Feb. 4, 2015, at the age of 78.
He was born in Yoakum, Texas, in 1937, to Alfred Joe and Agusta Theile Seitz. He was one of three boys: Daniel, Marvin and Alfred. His parents and his brothers preceded him in death.
Al went to work at ArkLa Gas Co. in 1963. He was a volunteer fir
efighter in Lockhart for 21 years, and retired from the gas company in 2011.
Al is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nelda Seitz; daughters, Kim Martinez-Richard, Donna, and Dana Seitz; sons, Ralph “Danny” Rhemann, Mark Rehmann and Marshall Rehmann; 18 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
They loved their grandparents, and their Papa loved each one of them. He will be greatly missed.
Visitation was held from 5 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart.