Clair Seifert |

Clair Seifert

A Rosary for Clair Francis Seifert will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Saint Teresa’s in Auburn. A funeral Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Teresa’s in Auburn.

Mr. Seifert died Saturday, April 22, at Auburn Faith Hospital. He was 84.

He was born Nov. 16, 1921, in Princeton, Minn. He married Dorothy Ann Dooley on May 1, 1947. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. as a captain during World War II and Korea as a Corsair Fighter Pilot. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and numerous World War II and Korean service medals. He was a design engineer at the Missile and Space Division of McDonnell-Douglas Huntington Beach for 30 years. He was a member of SIRS LOP Branch and the LOP Golf Club.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Margaret and Michael Dowling; grandsons Jacob Michael and Eric James Dowling; and siblings Marcella Seifert and Lorraine Peterson. He was preceded in death by his brother, Vernon Seifert.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sierra Foothills Funeral Service.

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