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Eugene R. Sieg

Eugene Richard (Eukie) Sieg, 70, Plymouth, died suddenly Thursday, July 10, 2003, at 8:34 a.m. in the emergency room at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth of an apparent heart attack.
A native of Ramsey, born Oct. 15, 1932, he was the son of the late Edward G. and Agnes Marie Gettlefinger Sieg.
He was a 1950 graduate of Corydon High School and a 1955 graduate of Purdue University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and served in Germany.
He and his four brothers were part-owners of the Ramsey Popcorn Co., which produces Cousin Willie’s microwave popcorn.
He was actively involved in the building and maintenance of Bremen’s Jane’s Park, a living memorial to his daughter, the late Jane Stillson.
He was a member of St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church in Plymouth, Kiwanis Club of Bremen and Plymouth Knights of Columbus Council 1975. He was a Eucharistic minister for St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth and at his church.
Besides his daughter and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mark J. Sieg, and two sisters, Mary R. Robertson and Theresa Kendall.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, the former Mary R. Schwendenman; a son, Daniel R. Sieg of Georgetown; three daughters, Julie A. Bibbs of Ottawa Lake, Mich., Janice M. Pruitt of Noblesvile and Jonella R. Black of Evanston, Ill.; two brothers, Donald L. Sieg of Corydon and Wilfred E. Sieg of Ramsey; and a sister, Joan Seipel of Lanesville.
Prayer service and rosary: Sunday, July 13, at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home in Plymouth.
Mass of Christian burial: Monday, July 14, at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church with burial in New Oakhill Cemetery in Plymouth.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Jane’s Park in care of The Marshall County Community Foundation or to Marshall County Right to Life.