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Anita K Seipel

Anita K Seipel

Anita K. Seipel, age 57 of Maiden Rock, died unexpectedly on November 6, 2023 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Red Wing, MN due to natural causes with her loved ones by her side.

Anita was born on December 23, 1965 in Red Wing, MN. She was the daughter of Merlin and Shana (Smith) Hardy. Anita grew up in Bay City and graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1984. After high school, Anita married Gary Seipel, together they had three children and later divorced. Anita attended Southeast Technical College in Red Wing, MN for nursing, where she attained her LPN. Later in Life she met Mike and got engaged and enjoyed traveling and rides together in the semi across the country.

Anita had a passion of love for her dogs... She enjoyed going for rides in her Volkswagen Beetle and on her pontoon. Most of all, Anita loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Anita is survived by her children LeAnn (Eric Sheehan) Seipel of Durand, Nick Seipel of Stockholm and Kayla Glasrud of Stockholm, four grandchildren Kaylynn, Noah, Brantlee and Aaron, siblings Sue (Papa) Langenfeld of Red Wing, MN, Penny Hardy of Texas, Joanie (Dan) Gibson of Isle, MN, Billie (Tim Haglund) Hanenberger of Plum City, Mike (Deb) Smith of Wabasha, many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Merlin and Shana, step-father Earle Anderson, fiancé Michael G. Holt, siblings Richard Hardy and Dell Hardy.

A Celebration of Life will held at a later date.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Renee E Linse

    Anita was a friend and at one time a coworker. But she was much more than that. She always had a story of the grand babies and her love Mike ❤️. We have seen hard and light together. She will Always be in our thoughts and prayers. All our love to her family. If you need anything please reach out to me . Love ❤️ you all

  2. Jeremy k. Anderson

    Very sorry to everyone for there loss. Anita is a really good person. She will be missed by so many.


    Leann, so sorry to read of your Mom's passing. I remember her bringing Mike to my tax office.
    Jean Kannel

  4. marge binkowski

    Lee Ann and family; I'm so very sorry you lost your mother. I worked with her in Plum City. Very caring Nurse. Marge Binkowski

  5. Kate Piottowski

    So very sorry for your loss.

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  7. Lorena Lindquist

    So sorry for the loss of Anita. I will always love and remember the time we shared. I have cried everyday and can't sleep at night because she was my sister and Best Friend. She wasn't supposed to go so quickly. She missed Mike so bad her heart was broken by his loss and she had a hard time dealing with him gone. But I know she is with him now and probably is very happy to see him . I love you Anita Kay and I will always remember the great times we had forever and ever ♥ ❤ ???? ????

  8. Marie hase

    Sorry for your loss her and Mike will be together again and be happy she will be missed love you all RIP

  9. Theresa Rae

    Sorry for your loss

  10. Mandie Berger

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I worked with Anita at the PCCC. She was a wonderful person. ???? ((Hugs))

  11. Gail Cotterman

    Anita was a very special smart woman that stood her ground and I always admired her for that when I worked with her in Plum City! She loved her kids unconditionally no matter what they did! I will miss this great woman and I’ll pray for pease for you Leeann and your family!! My thoughts are with you!! Gail Cotterman

  12. Berdie( Edgington) Wendt

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Your in my prayers and thoughts.

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