Clarence Gilbert Sigwerth
C. J. Sigwerth
(Cl)arence Gilbert Sigwerth, 58, died at 2:55 a.m. today at
his home in Waltonville following an apparent heart attack.
Mr. Sigwerth was employed by the Viking Freight Lines in
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the
Fry Funeral Home in Waltonville with the Rev. T. A. Shaffer
officiating. Burial will be in Knob Prairie Cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the Fry Funeral Home where
friends may call after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Mr. Sigwerth was born Aug. 1, 1903, in Oklahoma City, Okla.,
the son of Joseph and Lora (Wagner) Sigwerth.
On July 14, 1906 at Murphysboro, he was married to Martha
Mattie Mannen, who survives.
He is also survived by five sons, Charles and Robert Sigwerth
of Joliet, Clarence, Jr. of Lockport, Ill., Urban Hugh and
Darrell Clayton Sigwerth at home; a daughter, Mrs. Marryta
Rainey of Willows, Calif.; a brother Victor Sigwerth of Sesser;
two sisters, Miss Pearl Sigwerth and Mrs. Ethel Hodge of Nason,
and four grandchildren.
Mr. Sigwerth was a member of the Methodist church at Waltonville.
[Transcribers Note: The date of marriage is difficult to read,
but looks like 1906, which would be incorrect, as Mr. Sigwerth
was born in 1903.]
[Submitters Note: Marriage should be July 14, 1926]
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans