John Travis Seyfried was born November 10, 1921 in De Queen, Arkansas to John Thomas Seyfried and Minnie Ann (Wright) Seyfried.
John enjoyed making jewelry for family and friends, fishing, the outdoors, gardening, square dancing and hunting arrowheads.
He was a member of the Center American Legion #151, Masonic Lodge #128 and the VFW.
He was well known for buying items for his grandkids and great grandkids before getting anything for himself. He enjoyed gardening so much that he volunteered at the Veterans Center.
He is survived by two daughters Sheryle Nix, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Beverly Meinzer, Rockford, Michigan, 1 son Raymond Baxter, Montrose, Colorado. 9 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia, his parents, 1 son and 1 brother.
Services will be Monday, June 16, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Colorado State Veterans Center. Burial will follow at the Monte Vista Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Strohmayers Funeral Home.