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Tina E. Seymour

Tina E. Seymour Tina Eileen Seymour, age 68, of Manhattan, died March 18, 2018, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

She was born September 27, 1949, in Nashville, Kansas, the daughter of Merle and Tenitia (Pennock) Combs.

Tina graduated from Nickerson High School in 1967. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s in Education from Emporia State Teacher’s College, and her EdD from Kansas State University.

She was a grade school teacher for USD # 383 and had taught in Lee, Marlatt and Bergman Elementary Schools, retiring in 2003 after 32 years of teaching.

Tina was a member of the National Reading Association and was active in state and local activities. She had a love of reading and was a whole language advocate and was passionate about making sure that all children had books to read.

On December 15, 1968, in Emporia, Kansas, she was married to Robert L. “Bob” Seymour. Mr. Seymour survives of Manhattan. Additional survivors include their three children: Robert Seymour and his wife Angela of Manhattan, James Seymour and his wife Danielle of Hutchinson, KS, and Kathryn Wasinger and her husband Bryan of Richardson, TX; two siblings: Steve Combs and his wife Sandra of Little Rock, AR, and Linda Mildren and her husband Robert of Nickerson, KS; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Cremation is planned with memorial services to be held at 10:30 AM on April 7th at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Reverends Jeff Mildren and Ben Duerfeldt officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 PM on April 6th at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

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Memorial contributions may be made to the Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools Foundation for books for Elementary School libraries or the American Heart Association. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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