Kenneth Seifers1Kenneth Rufus Seifers, also known to his family as Thumper, was born on Oct. 22, 1947, to Kenneth and Dorthy Seifers, in Ely, Nevada. He passed away June 14, 2014, in Kingman, Arizona, where he has lived for about 27 years.

He served in the Army during Vietnam War. In 2001, he retired from State Farm Insurance, where he was an adjuster.

He is preceded in death by both of his parents; his sisters, Judy Trujillo and Tina Seifers; and son James Parker.

He is survived by his wife, Irene of Kingman; son, Matt Timko of Reno, Nevada.; daughter, Diana Spencer of Dayton, Ohio; brother, Ted Seifers of Milford, Utah; sisters, Linda Hansen of Kingman and Cookie Lynn of Odessa, Texas; three grandchildren; five great grandchildren; seven nieces; and seven nephews.

A memorial will be held June 30 in Kingman, Az.