John E. Sieger of St. James, Missouri formerly of Cuba was born Sunday, July 24, 1938 at St. Louis, Missouri to the union of Erwin and Fannie (Nee: Niehaus) Sieger and left from this life on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Missouri Veterans Home, St. James, Missouri at the age of 78 years. John proudly served in the United States Marie Corp from 1 Aug 1958 till 22 June 1961. John earned the rank of Corporal (E-4) on 1 Jan 1961 and he also received the Good Conduct Medal. John served in the Marine Corps Reserve until 30 June 1964. John worked at the Amax Lead Mines located in Bixby and Boss from 1969 till 1983 as a driller. John spent hours and days making things out of wood and then selling what he made. For many years John traveled the country going to swap meets. He would buy old cars fix them up and sell them. John bought a 1938 dark green wood paneled Ford Station Wagon that was originally owned by the Lemp family. John's motto was "Buy junk, sale rare antiques". John enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and he will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. John is preceded in death by his parent Erwin and Fannie Sieger and other family and friends. Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his half-brother Norman and wife Renate Sieger of Sacramento, California, two nephews Scott Sieger and family and Michael Sieger and family all of California, "God Daughter" Nikki and husband Brian Lohman of Hazelwood, Missouri, like a nephew (cousin) Kyle and wife Trisha Hoefel of Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, like a brother (cousin) Marvin W. and wife Briann Hoefel of O'Fallon, Missouri, special neighbors Bob and Darlene Mullen, friends from the Car Clubs and a host of other friends. A luncheon will be held Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Bob's Gasoline Alley, 822 Beamer Lane, Cuba. Memorial service will follow at 2:00 PM concluding with full military honors. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 3313l in John's memory. In keeping with John's wishes he was cremated and burial of his urn will be at the St. Peters Cemetery, Washington, Missouri. The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving John's family.
Sunday, February 5th, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Bob's Gasoline Alley
Sunday, February 5th, 2017 2:00pm, Bob's Gasoline Alley