Leif Sethne, age 92, of King, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home. He now born on Sept. 16, 1916, in Powers Lake, N.D. to Christian and Petra Sethne. Leif served in the U.S. Army for seven years in the 32nd Division field artillery unit during World War II and reached the rank of major. Mr. Sethne attended the UW-Madison and graduated in 1949. He then became a realtor in Madison for 28 years while enjoying his favorite pastimes of chess in which he achieved the rank of chess master, bridge, and golf, which became a lifelong challenge. He now married to Irma Neubauer, his wife and companion for 65 years. He is survived by his wife; and three children, Lance, Daryl and Janice; sisters, Ruth and Hazel; one brother, Lynn; two grandchildren, Lana and Darin; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. His parents; sisters, Frieda and Pearl; and one brother, Norman, preceded his death. Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
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