Clara Siegfred, 80

Clara Ruth Siegfred, 80, rural Wabash, passed away around 6 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, at her home. She was born Aug. 27, 1933 in Batesville, Ark. to Homer and Bernice (Woolridge) Snow.

Clara was a graduate of Peru High School.  She married William Ambrose "Bud" Siegfred in Frankton, on Jan. 22, 1955. She was a homemaker and a member of the Wabash Christian Heritage Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and going to church. She previously worked at the Shirt Shed and Village Market, both of Wabash.

She is survived by her husband, William Ambrose "Bud" Siegfred, Wabash, three sons, John (Vicki) Siegfred and Kris Siegfred, both of Wabash, and Mitch Siegfred of New Castle, Indiana, four grandchildren, Sara (Dan) Sluss, Wabash, Michael Siegfred, Sun Prairie, Wisc., Kyle (Crystal) Siegfred, Trafalgar, and Brian (Jennifer) Siegfred, Washington, Mo., four great-grandchildren, Logan Moore and Alyssa Sluss, both of Wabash, Keegan Siegfred, Trafalgar, and Quinn Siegfred, Washington, and her sister, Patty Schipper, Wabash.  She was preceded in death by her parents, son William Lawrence Siegfred, brother Carl Snow, and sister Erlene Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion.

Preferred memorial is Alzheimer’s Association.

The memorial guest book for Clara may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Nov 25