Elwood Lester Sieks

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Elwood Lester Sieks

Birthplace: Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Peoria, IL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of August Henry Sieks and Bertha Ida Otelia Sieks
Husband of Elsa Sieks and W. Lloyd Sieks
Father of Joanne Carole Sieks; Robert P Sieks and Tom Sieks
Brother of Frederick August Sieks; Vangine Meredith; Melvin Chester Sieks; Kenneth Lesley Sieks; Elmore Newlin Sieks and 4 others

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About Elwood Lester Sieks

Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Thursday, February 8, 2001 Readability: 3-4 grade level (Lexile: 680L) PEORIA - Elwood L. Sieks , 90, of 2717 W. Edna Court died at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Born Nov. 10, 1910, in Peoria to August H. and Bertha I. Ehn Sieks , he married W. Lloyd Drinkwater on March 16, 1946, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Thomas of Peoria; two sisters, Lillian (and Jay) Logue of Commerce, Texas, and Alice (and Gene) Hobaugh of Coral Gables, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Robert; six brothers; and one sister.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

He was the co-owner and operator of Sieks Brothers Grocery Store for 36 years, retiring in 1986. He was a salesman for Bell Clothing Store for 16 years, retiring in 1986.

He was a member of the Tuesday Club at Neighborhood House.

He was a member of Unity Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Camargo.

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Elwood Lester Sieks's Timeline

November 10, 1910
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States
November 26, 1934
Age 24
Peoria, IL, USA
Age 29
March 16, 1946
Age 35
peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States
August 8, 1951
Age 40
February 6, 2001
Age 90
Peoria, IL, USA