Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Complete Obituary
Bernard Siefring
  Bernard "Ben" H. Siefring, 83, Coldwater, died May 13, 2013. at his home.
He was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Philothea, to the late Bernard J. and Pauline Dues Siefring. On Sept. 15, 1956, he married Mary Kahlig in Coldwater, and she survives.
Also surviving are seven daughters, Laura (Rick) Sanfrey, Carmel, Ind., Benita Siefring, Celina, Roberta (Keith) Selhorst, Coldwater, Paula Siefring, Celina, Andrea (Kevin) Reed, Coldwater, Christa (Todd) Fullenkamp, Fort Recovery, and Sara (Kevin) Mowery, of The Colony, Texas; 17 grandchildren; siblings and spouses, Luetta Forsthoefel, Bernice and Don Wellman, Herbert and Stella Siefring, Gerald Siefring, Roger and Rose Ann Siefring and David and Eileen Siefring, all of Coldwater; and in-laws, Mildred Siefring, Celina, Dorothy Siefring, George Kahlig, Catherine Bruggeman, Margaret Klosterman and Delores Kahlig, all of Coldwater, and Howard Huwer, Celina.
Deceased are siblings and spouses, Barthel Siefring, Omer and Monica Siefring, Elmer Siefring, Charles Siefring and Orville and Jeannette Siefring, and in-laws, Don Forsthoefel, Ray, Irene and Ruth Kahlig, Ralph and Dorothy Kahlig, Evelyn Kahlig, Gregor and Edna Kahlig, Irene Huwer, Leroy Bruggeman, Ed Kahlig and Mark Klosterman.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and its Holy Name Society. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War, and a member of the Coldwater American Legion. He was a lifelong farmer and operated Siefring Feed & Equipment.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the Rev. Marc Soellner officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be made to Cheryl Ann Programs.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Thursday Night
59°
Mostly Clear
8%
Friday
81°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
23%
Friday Night
62°
Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Saturday
80°
Chance Thunderstorms
45%
Saturday Night
59°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
23%
Sunday
79°
Partly Sunny
10%
Sunday Night
61°
Partly Cloudy
8%
Monday
81°
Partly Sunny
12%
Monday Night
62°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Tuesday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
27%
Tuesday Night
64°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
21%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d
video_logoOnline Video
Sunday, July 27
index pict
2014 Celina Lake Festival
camera_logo Photo Albums