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Friday, May 8th, 2009
Hilda Siefring
Hilda A. Siefring, 89, 51 E. Church St., Burkettsville, died at 5:05 p.m. May 7, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
She was born Feb. 23, 1920, in St. Sebastian to Joseph and Anna Keller Homan. On April 16, 1941, she married Aloys C. Siefring, who died May 6, 1982.
Surviving are five sons, Donald (Donna) Siefring, Celina, Paul (Kay) Siefring, Greenville, Jerry (Rita) Siefring and Roger (Carolyn) Siefring, all of Burkettsville, and Tom Siefring, Williamston, Mich.; four daughters, Phyllis Kunk, Kountze, Texas, Sharon (Clete) Schoenlein, Ridgeville, Ind., Jane (Mark) Fleck, St. Sebastian, and Nancy (John) Pohlman, Maria Stein; 35 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three sons, Lester, Luke and Robert; a son-in-law, Carl Kunk; five brothers, Clem, Aloys, Tony, Joe and Val; two sisters, Katherine Prenger and Mary Fortkamp; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was a homemaker and farmer and was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville, and its ladies rosary altar sodality. She also was a member of the Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary, Maria Stein, and volunteered at Mercer County Community Hospital and Mercer County Council on Aging.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Tony Fortman officiating. Burial is at church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
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