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Jeannine Lucyle Siefers

Jeannine Lucyle Siefers, 85, Wilson, Kan., formerly of Woodstock, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at Ellsworth County Medical Center, Ellsworth. 

She was born July 3, 1929, to Robert and Lucyle (Schwamb) Lewis in Woodstock. 

On July 3, 1954, she married Merrill E. Siefers in McHenry. 

She was a 1946 graduate of Woodstock High School. She was an active member and an elder of the First Presbyterian Church, Wilson, a member of the site council of the Wilson Senior Center and a member of the Monsignor John F. McManus Post 262 American Legion Auxiliary. 

She loved her dog Lady and enjoyed spending time in the kitchen cooking, especially Christmas cookies.

Survivors include a brother, Robert (Elaine) Lewis Jr., Henderson, Nev.; a nephew, Craig Lewis; a niece, Kathryn (Zach) Baurer; and many grandnieces and a grandnephew and many extended Siefers family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a stepmother, Marion Mikkelson Lewis; and her husband June 3, 2011.

Services were held Feb. 18 at the First Presbyterian Church, Wilson, and burial was in the Wilson City Cemetery, Wilson. 

Memorials can be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Wilson; Wilson Senior Center; or American Legion Post 262 Auxiliary.

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