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Richard Sigg

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Richard J. Sigg, 59, Carlyle, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, following an automobile accident south of Girard.
Richard was born Dec. 19, 1953, in Iola, the son of Gene and Mary (Kleymann) Sigg. He graduated from Iola High School in 1971.
On Sept. 9, 1972, Richard married Pat Day and they made their home at Carlyle. He worked for Day Construction and took over the business following the retirement of his father-in-law, Glen Day.
Richard enjoyed riding his motorcycle and collecting and restoring old trucks and cars.
He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Iola.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Pat Sigg; three brothers, Carl Sigg, Mountain View, Calif., Raymond Sigg of Martinez, Ga. and Mike Sigg, San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Carol Murphy, Grand Prairie, Texas and Cathy Kendziorski of Midland, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Parish rosary will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Iola. Visitation will be from 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday at St. John’s Parish Center in Iola.
Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Iola. Burial will be at Gas City Cemetery, Gas.
Memorial choice is Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF) and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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