Monday, April 20th, 2009
St. Henry native Jerome I. Siegrist, 92, of Sidney, died at 12:15 a.m. April 18, 2009, at Fair Haven County Home, Sidney,
He was born July 15, 1916, in St. Henry, to Alex and Apolonia Maeder Siegrist. On Feb. 15, 1943, he married Ann T. Homan, who died April 27, 1987.
Surviving are a daughter, Christine (Michael) Frantz, Hot Springs Village, Ark.; and two sons, Jerome J. (Mary) Siegrist, Sidney, and Louis A. (Pat) Siegrist, Fort Loramie; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are siblings Arthur Bensman, Mary Ann Baumer, Dorothy Bergman, Delores Stepp and Werner Bensman; and two grandchildren.
He was a buyer and sales clerk for Minster Farmers Cooperative and Exchange. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, the Shelby County Trustee and Clerks Association and the Knights of Columbus, McCartyville.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at St. Patrick Cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the Fort Loramie Fire Department or Fort Loramie Rescue Squad.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.