William Siegfred, 95

William Ambrose "Bud" Siegfred, 95, of rural Wabash, died at 11:50 a.m., Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.  He was born Jan. 23, 1924 in Fulton County, to W. Edward and Myrtle  (Pontius) Siegfred.

Bud married Clara Ruth Snow in Frankton on, Jan. 22, 1955. She died Nov. 21, 2013.

He owned and operated Bud's Auto Repair in Wabash from 1971-1986.  He served in the U.S. Army during WW II.  Bud was a member of the Christian Heritage Church, in Wabash, a 77 year member of the Wabash American Legion Post 15 and a longtime member of the VFW Post 286.  He was an avid bowler, card player, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by three sons, John "Tim" (Vicki) Siegfred and Kris Siegfred, both of Wabash, and Mitch Siegfred of Bunker Hill; four grandchildren, Sara (Daniel) Sluss of Wabash, Michael (Monica) Siegfred of Madison, Wis., Kyle (Crystal) Siegfred of Trafalgar, and Brian (Jennifer) Siegfred of Washington, Miss.; 6 great-grandchildren, Logan Moore, Alyssa Sluss, Trinity Sluss, and Harper Sluss, all of Wabash,  Keegan Siegfred of Trafalger, and Quinn Siegfred of Washington, Miss.;  three sisters, JoAnn (Dutch) Rasmussen and Doris Walker, both of Peru, and Donna Seibold of Wabash. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents; his son William Lawrence "Larry" Siegfred; and his sister, Mary Shipman.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday November 7, 2019 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. 

Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Huntington County. 

Preferred memorials are to Wabash Christian Heritage Church or American Heart Association.

The memorial guest book for Bud may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Nov 06