Saturday, February 12th, 2011
Rita A. Siegrist
Rita A. Siegrist, 90, Coldwater, died Feb. 11, 2011, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born Oct. 7, 1920, in Coldwater, to Michael and Kathryn Mescher Lefeld. On Oct. 5, 1940, she married Ralph Siegrist, who died Nov. 23, 2001.
Surviving are two sons, Earl (Marlene) Siegrist and Roger (Jean) Siegrist, both of Coldwater; a son-in-law, Jerry (Vi) Pleiman, Vandalia; three sisters, Betty Hess, Brock, Ann Hohl, New Carlisle, and Vera Bolheimer, West Milton; a brother-in-law, Fred Topp, St. Henry; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a daughter, Jeannette Pleiman and siblings Hilda Topp, Isadore Steinke Sr., Francetta Lefeld, Marie Bryan, Louella Collins, John Steinke and Kay Figel.
She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Carthegena, and its Ladies Sodality.
Funeral mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Revs. Tom Hemm and Mark Hoying co-officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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