Elwood Lester Sieks (1910 - 2001)

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Birthplace: Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Peoria, IL, USA
Managed by: Jim Sieks
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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 Sieks's Timeline

November 10, 1910
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States
November 26, 1934
Age 24
Peoria, IL, USA
- present
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