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Miriam F. Siefken

October 20, 1923 March 23, 2013
Miriam F. Siefken
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MIRIAM F. SIEFKEN, 89, of 302 B Oak Street, Morrison, IL, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at her home. Miriam was born October 20, 1923, in Grinnell, IA, to James LeRoy and Alta Lavina (Wenger) McCluskey. She was educated in the Morrison Grade Schools and attended Morrison High School. She married Raymond A. Siefken on November 22, 1940, in Dubuque, IA. He died April 4, 1985. Miriam was employed by the Whiteside News Sentinel in Morrison, IL. She was a member of the Morrison United Methodist Church and the Morrison Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Miriam enjoyed golfing and playing cards, especially bridge. Survivors include four sons, Roger Siefken of Torrance, CA; Jim Siefken (Debbie Paul) of Gurnee, IL; David (Kathy) Siefken of Cabin John, MD; and Bob (Marcella) Siefken of Bishop, CA; eight grandchildren, Sarah (Michael) Zazueta, Michael (Sophia) Siefken, Jim (Jennifer) Siefken, Jr., Rick Siefken, Julia Sotelo, Amy (Timothy) DelCotto, and Christopher (Alison) Siefken; and eleven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Raymond; one great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Siefken; and two brothers, James McCluskey and Wayne McCluskey.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Morrison United Methodist ChurchOFFICIATING: Rev. Dan Schenck - Pastor: Morrison United Methodist ChurchVISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until the time of the funeral service at the Morrison United Methodist ChurchThe Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangementsINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL
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