Barney Seibert Obit


MIAMI (March 10, 1982) -- Barney Seibert, a long-time reporter for United Press International, was found dead in his apartment.

The police said that Mr. Seibert, 60 years old, had apparently died of natural causes. Mr. Seibert suffered a severe heart attack in 1976 and had also suffered from a recurring fever since a two-year assignment in Vietnam.

Mr. Seibert was born in Keokuk, Iowa. He received a B.A. from the University of the Americas in Mexico City, and an M.A. in journalism from the University of Iowa.

After newspaper work in Mexico City, Springfield, Mo., Davenport, Iowa, and Colorado Springs, Mr. Seibert joined the International News Service in 1956, which in 1958 merged with United Press

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