Obituary-Harold Duane Seibel


 Harold Duane Seibel, 64, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at his home in Ignacio, Colo. A graveside service was held Saturday, Dec. 15, at Ignacio West Cemetery.

Mr. Seibel was born Feb. 27, 1948, in Durango, Colo., the son of Willard and Betty Seibel. Harold grew up in Arboles and attended the Allison Community Country school during his primary years. He then attended junior high and high school in Ignacio, graduating from Ignacio High School in 1966. He went to Fort Lewis College and graduated from there in 1971. While attending FLC, he met Lillian Weaver. They were married in Aztec. He began a long career of carpentry and construction — doing various projects all around the Four Corners. When he was not working, Harold has a great passion for art. He enjoyed painting, drawing and sculpture. He was an avid sports fan of his grandchildren. He traveled to as many games as he could, braving all kinds of weather. Harold was a member of the Ignacio Bahá’í Community.

He is survived by Betty Seibel (mother) of Arboles, Judy McDonald (sister) of Arboles, Kenneth (Jane) Seibel (brother) of Arboles, Karen (John) Espalmer (sister), Marylin (Mike) Warren (sister), Lillian Seibel (wife) of Ignacio, Vince (Julia) Mirabal (son) of Ignacio, Shane (Melanie) Seibel (son) of Ignacio; grandchildren Sunshine Flores, Skyler Mirabal, Leila Rose Mirabal, Roman Seibel, Dylan Sanchez , Trap Seibel, Cloe Siebel, Ellie Seibel and Clay Seibel; and great-grandchildren Sonny, Kadence, Aiden, Adrian, Kelly and Tommy.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willard Seibel, May 8, 2011.