Francis Joseph Seitz was a lifelong resident of Siskiyou County, residing in Dunsmuir, California.

Francis passed away on February 28, 2013. He was 73 years old.

His survivors include his wife, Elinore; stepson, Chuck Helweg of Dunsmuir California; daughter, Lenore Cox of Dunsmuir, California; granddaughter, Lauren Zuver of Morton, Washington; and two great-grandchildren, Jaydan and Trinity.

Francis was a veteran of the US Army.

Francis was a volunteer for the Dunsmuir and Castella fire departments, serving 35 years.

He enjoyed shooting trap at the Dunsmuir Rod and Gun Club. He was also a member of the Mount Shasta Ham Radio Club.

Francis held his faith in Jesus Christ.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9 at 1 p.m. at the Dunsmuir First Baptist Church, with pastor Dennis McGowan officiating.

In lieu of flowers a contribution may be made to Dunsmuir Rod and Gun Club, PO Box 224, Dunsmuir, CA 96025.