Martin Seppala

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Martin Seppala, 91, husband of Nancy Seppala, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Born in Jaffrey, NH, he was the son of the late Gus and Annie Somero Seppala.
Mr. Seppala was retired owner of Seppala Homes and a lifelongmember of The Apostolic Lutheran Church.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters, Sandra Kinnunen, Annie Krook, Deborah Stenersen, Wanda Aho, Heidi Townsend, Melinda Nyblom, Marci Holombo, and Mildred Niemela; sons, Samuel Seppala, Jonathan Seppala, Joel Seppala, Nathan Seppala, Benjamin Seppala, Matthew Seppala, Amos Seppala and Joshua Seppala; sisters, Alvina Oberg and Elaine Olson; a brother, Arnold Seppala; stepdaughters, Naomi Tapio, Aly Seppala, Janie Somero, and Norma Reini; and stepsons, Rodney Sarkela, David Sarkela, Steven Sarkela, John Sarkela and Bruce Sarkela; 139 grandchildren; 282 great grandchildren; nine great great grandchildren; and a host of Christian friends and relaives. He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Seppala.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Eastside Apostolic Lutheran Church. The funeral service will be Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Fellowship Greenville, 3161 S. Hwy 14, Greenville, SC  29615. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Greer.
Memorials may be made to Eastside Apostolic Lutheran Church Mission Fund, 2200 Mays Bridge Road, Greer, SC  29651.   
Condolences may be sent to the family at


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