Gwen was born April 16, 1917 in Preston, Idaho, to Hyrum Carl Nielson and Willamena Martha Geddes Nielson. Gwen married Lowry Singleton Seely on Dec. 21, 1937.
She was very involved with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and community concerts, the Republican Party and the Ladies Recreation Club. She loved spending her time attending the temple, family home evenings, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, church meetings, visiting teaching, teaching valuable lessons to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
She is survived by a daughter, Sonja (Hardy) Redd; two sons, David Ray (Shirley) Seely and Lowry Geddes Seely; 14 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowry, in 2008; a daughter-in-law, Anna Mae; a grandchild, Benjamin; and a great-grandchild, Emilio Trevizo.
Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Moab LDS Stake center. Burial followed at the Castle Dale City Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.