Frank E. Seydel, Jr.Resident of BurlingameFrank Edwin Seydel Jr., 61, of Burlingame, California, passed away peacefully on October 25, 2016 following a brief illness, surrounded by friends and family. Frank was born on April 1, 1955 in Salinas, California to the late Frank Edwin Seydel, Sr. and Dolores Mae Hartnell. Frank attended Catholic schools in Salinas, graduated from Palma High School in 1973, and attended Hartnell College. Frank played basketball and football while in school.In 1981 Frank moved to San Bruno to work for Foremost, following his father's profession as a milk distributor. In 1985 Frank entered the construction business with Corvi Construction. Frank went on to become a Contractor in 1990, forming Seydel Construction. As a talented artist and true craftsman, he transformed countless homes into works of art. He was an avid fan of NASCAR, the SF Giants, 49ers and Golden State Warriors. His hobbies included golf, playing cards, collecting NASCAR memorabilia and above all spending time with family.Frank was loved by so many because of his infectious personality, always full of energy and laughter. His presence was known wherever he went. He could not go anywhere without running into someone he knew. He had a huge heart, a great love of life, and limitless love for family and friends. Frank was a past member of the San Bruno Lions, at one point holding the position of president. His generosity and volunteerism through the Lions and St. Robert's church was plentiful. Frank played sports throughout his childhood and in his adult life he enjoyed coaching sports for his children.Frank Edwin Seydel, Jr. is preceded in death by his father Frank Edwin Seydel, Sr.His life and presence will be missed and treasured by his loving wife of seventeen years, Annie Leonard-Seydel; his four sons; Frank Edwin Seydel III, Jeffrey Seydel, Matthew Seydel, and William Seydel all of Burlingame; step-daughter Lindsay (Bryan) Clark, and two step-grandchildren, twins Gavin and William Clark all of Mountain View. Other survivors include his beloved mother Dolores Mae Hartnell of Salinas; his former wife, Kathy Mion of San Bruno; three brothers Matthew (Katie) Seydel of Salinas, Philip (Susan) Seydel of San Diego, John Seydel of Riverside; two sisters, Anne (Noel) Messenger of Pleasanton and, Amy (Tony) Palmer of Salinas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.Visitation will be held at Chapel of the Highlands, 194 Millwood Drive, Millbrae, CA on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 after 4:00 PM with a Vigil service to begin at 7:00 PM. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 10:30 AM at St. Robert's Catholic Church; 1380 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno, CA. Committal will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. A celebration of Frank's life will be held at a location to be announced following the services.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be directed to his wife, Annie Leonard-Seydel for the establishment of a trust fund in Frank's name.Chapel of the Highlands, Millbrae(650) 588-5116
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