Harriet Siebert, age 93, of Keyesport, passed away Sunday, February 1 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service for 93 year old Harriet Siebert will be held Saturday, February 7 at 1:00 p.m. at Tamalco Christian Church. Friends may call from noon until service time at the church. Private burial will take place at McKendree Chapel Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation, Tamalco Christian Church, or the Bond County Home Extension. The Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle is in charge of arrangements.
Harriet was born on March 21, 1921, in Wheatfield Township, Clinton County, Illinois, a daughter of Albert L. and Bernice I. (Harnetiaux) Wade. She married Lester E. Siebert on May 27, 1944, and he preceded her in death on February 9, 1996.
Mrs. Siebert is survived by her children – Jean Ann Dillman and husband William of San Ramon, California and Gary Wade Siebert and wife Barb of Keyesport; 7 grandchildren – Dawn Heins (Jon), Debbie Rhodes (Channing), Daniel Dillman (Danae), Deanne Lashin (Rob), Douglas Dillman, Erin Simpson (Todd), and Jared Siebert (Amy); and 12 great grandchildren – Dillon, Mason and Hayden Heins; William and Jenna Rhodes; Dane, Dawson, and Dayton Dillman; Alexzander Lashin; Hadley and Colton Simpson; and Grant Siebert. Harriet is also survived by 2 brothers – Leland A. “Bud” Wade (Ada) of rural Carlyle, and Lyle Burnell Wade (Velma) of Kimberling City, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, a sister – Margaret A. Derrick, and a brother – Lyman L. Wade.
Harriet Siebert taught in one-room schools in East Union and Millersberg for a number of years. She then taught kindergarten at Keyesport Grade School for 19 years, retiring in 1982. Harriet was a member of Tamalco Christian Church, Illinois State Retired Teachers Association, and was a charter member of the Bond County Home Extension.
Zieren Funeral Home
Zieren Funeral Home
1111 Clinton Street
Carlyle, Il 62231