John A. Siefker, 89, formerly of Moran, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, at Salina Regional Health Center.
John was born in Keswick, Iowa, on April 20, 1923, to the late Hilda M. (Tanke) and August W. Siefker.
He retired from Premier Pneumatic and was a member of First Southern Baptist Church.
John married Alice Albaugh on April 29, 1948. She preceded him in death.
John is survived by sons Dwight Siefker and his wife, Elaine, Salina, and David Siefker, Lahaina, Hawaii; and grandsons Jonathan Siefker and Michael Vallis.
He was preceded in death by parents and wife, Alice.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Waugh-Yokum and Friskel Memorial Chapel.
Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Moran Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Southern Baptist Church, 2401 S. Ohio St., Salina, KS 67401.
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