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Edward Bernard Sieg

August 20, 1927 November 6, 2022
Edward Bernard Sieg
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DEPAUW, IN:


Edward B. Sieg, age 95, died on November 6, 2022 at the Harrison Springs Complex. Ed was born the middle son of Loran and Isabelle Sieg of Depauw, Indiana. Siblings were Russell Sieg, Charlie Sieg and included three sisters Mary Johnson, Geneva Crawford, and Ruby Sieg. After graduating from Depauw High School, Ed joined the US Navy and became a WW II veteran. Ed was a man of integrity, wisdom and sincere dedication to family, friends, and his community. Following his military discharge, Ed returned to Depauw and married Dolly Gurtz White Sieg. Ed and Dolly along with Dolly’s daughter, Patty White moved to Bradford and became the proprietors of the Bradford Corner Tavern.


Following Dolly’s death, Ed returned to Depauw again where Ed worked as a carpenter for Fessel Construction with Don and Andy Fessel. Ed and his companion Rita F. Gettelfinger enjoyed travel, spending time with many friends and relatives along local politics. Ed served as the Harrison County Commissioner for sixteen years from 1977 until 1992. Ed was elected State President to the Indiana Association of County Commissioners in 1989. Governor Evan Bayh presented Edward B. Sieg with The Sagamore of the Wabash award for his distinguished service to the citizens of Indiana in 1992.


Ed leaves behind nephews and nieces along with many friends.


Funeral will be 11 AM Saturday, November 12, 2022 at Saint Bernard Catholic Church, 7600 Hwy 337 NW, Depauw, Indiana with burial in the church cemetery.


Visitation will be 2 – 8 PM Friday, November 11, 2022 and after 9 AM Saturday at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, Indiana.


Memorials may be made to Saint Bernard Catholic Church or WHAS Crusade for Children.




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Visitation

Friday

11

Nov

2:00 PM 11/11/2022 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/11/2022 8:00:00 PM
Swarens Funeral Home

1405 Highway 64 NW
Ramsey, IN 47166

Swarens Funeral Home
1405 Highway 64 NW Ramsey 47166 IN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

12

Nov

9:00 AM 11/12/2022 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 11/12/2022 10:30:00 AM
Swarens Funeral Home

1405 Highway 64 NW
Ramsey, IN 47166

Swarens Funeral Home
1405 Highway 64 NW Ramsey 47166 IN
United States

Service

Saturday

12

Nov

11:00 AM 11/12/2022 11:00:00 AM
Saint Bernard Catholic Church

7600 Hwy 337 NW
Depauw, IN 47115

Saint Bernard Catholic Church
7600 Hwy 337 NW Depauw 47115 IN
United States
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