Sid Sigwerth died at 7:25 o'clock this morning at his home
1005 S. Sixth Street, at the age of 68 years, six months and 17 days.
Mr. Sigwerth, a farmer most of his life, had been employed for the
past four years at Hawkins Million Dollar Hen.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Woodlawn
Baptist Church, with the Rev. Everett Apgar officiating, and burial
will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will remain at the family home,
where friends may call at any time until the funeral hour.
Mr. Sigwerth was born July 20, 1881 in Jefferson county, the son of
John and Christina (Offill) Sigwerth.
On December 25, 1904, he was married to Lizzie Jury, whio survives.
Besides his wife, he is survived by four sons, Raymond of Woodlawn
and Sidney, John and Charles of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Mrs.
Dorothy Coates of Bonnie, Mrs. Orpha Rector of Mt. Vernon and Mrs.
Katie Kemp of Centralia. A sister Mrs. May Hall of Waltonville and
A son Arthur R. Sigwerth was killed October 1, 1944, during World
War II, in New Guinea.
Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford