Rollie T. Seibring, 86, of Paxton passed away 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 13, 2018) at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.
His funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with Jerry Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton, with military honors by Paxton American Legion Prairie Post 150.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton.
Rollie was born June 20, 1932, in Gilman, the son of Elmer J. and Ella Marie McMillan Seibring. He married Alyce Sheehan on Jan. 31, 1959, in Paris. She survives.
Along with his wife, Alyce, he is survived by two daughters, Jill (Dennis) Herges, Paxton, and Suzi (Dan) Harmon, Tolono; four grandchildren, Dustin (Stephanie) Herges, Paxton; Ella Herges, Gibson City; Christopher (Andrea) Harmon, Champaign; Patric Harmon, Tolono; four great-grandchildren, Branson and Kyler Herges, Cairi and Aiden Harmon; a sister, Charlene Lindauer, Saybrook; two brothers, Clark (Carol) Seibring, Ludlow, and Clyde Russell Seibring, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Eugene Seibring.
Rollie T. graduated from Paxton High School in 1951 and attended Illinois State University. He worked for the Nickel Plate and Norfolk & Southern Railroad before he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. While he was in the Marines, he was stationed in Korea and was involved with football, boxing and wrestling. He achieved the rank of sergeant.
After his military service, he returned to work for the railroad. He then began farming and ranching. He was owner/operator of the Rollie T. Ranch, Danville Livestock and Hoopeston Cattle.
He was a member of Paxton Masonic Lodge 416, Paxton American Legion Prairie Post 150, Paxton VFW Post 4214 and Pheasants Forever. Rollie was on the board of directors of First National Bank of Paxton. He was a collector of cars, buggies and wagons. Rollie T.’s work was his hobby.
Memorials may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice. Condolences and memories of Rollie T. may be left for the family at www.baierfuneralservices.com.