Seiffert, Rachel Ann (nee Braaten)
January 25, 1953 – April 8, 2012
Age 59 of St. Anthony, MN. Rachel grew up in North Dakota, received her degree in nursing from Augustana College in Sioux Falls in 1975, and worked as a nurse for most of her adult life, often in public health. She worked for the last 18 years with HealthEast Hospice, for most of those years as a clinical manager. She married Steve Seiffert in 1981 and raised two sons, Matthew and David. She was very active in her church, sometimes playing the organ or teaching, and volunteered for Global Health Ministries. Having a gentle and generous spirit, she made better the lives of many. She is survived by husband, Stephen; children, Matthew and David; parents, Norris and Joyce Braaten, sister, Naomi Braaten, brother, Phil Braaten, and many other relatives and friends. Memorial gifts may be sent to HealthEast Hospice, Global Health Ministries, or Hope Lutheran Church of Big Lake, MN. Memorial service Sat., April 14th, 11 am at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1465 Victoria Street North, St. Paul. Visitation 2 hours prior at 9 am.