Seth Garlend Mercord, age 29 of River Falls, WI, formerly of Ellsworth, WI, passed away unexpectedly on January 20, 2020 at the River Falls Area Hospital. Seth was born September 20, 1990 in River Falls, WI to Robert and Sheryl (Fregine) Mercord. He graduated from Ellsworth High School with the Class of 2009. After High School, Seth worked at the Ellsworth Creamery. For the last 3 years, Seth enjoyed his working career as a pollution control officer with 3M.
Growing up, Seth enjoyed being a part of the 4H program and many church mission trips. He also enjoyed camping with his family in the Black Hills, Jellystone Park, and numerous other campgrounds. He had a creative and artistic mind, and found great interest in lego creations, drawing, and Star Wars. Seth was always curious and knowledgeable, especially in things that he found interest in. Seth was exceptionally tech savvy, and liked playing video games. He enjoyed cooking and good tea, and was a connoisseur of sorts. He loved cars, and took great pride and care in his black Camaro. Seth was caring and truly loved his family, and always looked forward to being together.
Seth will remain in the hearts of his parents, Bob and Sheryl Mercord; sister, Justine (Andy) Burton of Hudson; brother, Bryce (fiancé Ana) Mercord of CA; his precious nephew, Hendrix; grandparents, Garlend and Sharon Fregine of Woodville, WI, and Bob and Alice Mercord of Prescott, WI; aunts and uncles, Jodi (Pete) Daniels, Lynette (Bob) Horstman, Troy (Sandy) Fregine, Kris (Eric) Engebretsen, John Fregine, Tracy (Joe) Franek, Andrea (Todd) Kullmann, Michele (Duword) Kurrelmeyer, and Jason (Sara) Mercord; many dear cousins, other relatives and friends.
A Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 PM Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, N6450 530th St., Beldenville, WI, and one hour prior to the service on Friday. Funeral Services will take place 11:00 AM Friday, January 24, 2020 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Interment will immediately follow at Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers assisting with the services will be Seth’s cousins: Jordan Kullmann, Tyler Fregine, Carson Mercord, Kyle Kurrelmeyer, Corbyn Mercord, Zach Franek, Trevor Daniels, Chance Mercord, and Noah Kullmann.
Funeral services are entrusted to the O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home of Ellsworth (715) 273-4421. www.oconnellfuneralservices.com