OBITUARY

Thomas E. Siegrist

January 16, 1943November 6, 2018

Thomas E. Siegrist “Tom”, 75, of Kersey, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Greeley, Colorado. Tom was born on January 16, 1943 in Greeley, Colorado to Roy “Fritz” and Reba (Dyer) Siegrist.

He was raised in Galeton, Colorado and graduated from Galeton High School. On February 26, 1971 he married Edna Leffler. He loved woodworking, gardening, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

Tom is survived by his mom, Reba Siegrist; wife, Edna, four children; Ken (Jane) Baty, Debbie Russell, Barbara (Dustin) Franklin and Tina (William) Thompson, seven grandchildren; David, Stephanie and Sydney Baty, Gracie Franklin, Garrett, Justin and Emily Thompson, one great-grandchild; Conner Baty, a sister Kathy Berry, a brother Jim (Cheryl) Siegrist, a niece and nephew; Jenny (Seth) Goodman and Silas Siegrist, a great-nephew and niece; Tristyn and Zahkya Goodman.

He is preceded in death by his father, brother-in-law Loren “Butch” Berry, one grandson Alan Franklin and a nephew Zachary Siegrist.

Visitation will be from 1:30-4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Stoddard Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be at 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2018 at Kersey Community Church, 201 1st Street, Kersey, Colorado.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Memorial Service Monday, November 12, 2018
REMEMBERING

Thomas E. Siegrist

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Dania and Darby Davis

November 12, 2018

I used to give Tom some hard times while we attended Kersey Cowboy Church! Mr. Kirby, I used to call him. He was a wonderful Christian and human being!!! Edna, we love you and cherish all the great moments we had at church! I still have my basket made by you for my wedding! Tom is finally with his Savior and Lord!!! and some day we'll all be together again!

Joyce Nix

November 11, 2018

Tom was a classmate at Galeton school. Great guy and a fun guy. I am sad at his passing and my condolences to his family, especially to Tom's Mom Reba. The Siegrist families are well respected members of the Galeton community - Tom will be missed. I have very pleasant memories of Tom and enjoyed renewing our acquaintance at several reunions.

Joyce Dillard Nix



Wayne Jackson

November 8, 2018

Tom and I grew up together as neighbors and best friends on farms S.E. of Galeton. We had so many wonderful experiences together in our youth. one experience I will never forget. We rode our bikes up to the Lohr's swimming hole on Eaton ditch. We were skinny dipping. Unbeknown to us, my Dad came by on way home from Eaton. He stopped and picked up our clothes. When we were ready to go home, we could not find our clothes so had to ride home buck naked on our bikes. When we got home, my Dad, Grady Jackson, met us at the front gate in hilarious laughter and with our clothes. We were horrified. Wayne M Jackson God Bless Family

FROM THE FAMILY