Gladys Mary Sigl (1930 - 2013)

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Sigl, Gladys Mary

Gladys Mary Sigl, 82, formerly of Green Bay, died Monday, February 11, 2013. She was born on May 10, 1930, in Seymour, to William and Anna (Gomm) Letter.

On Sept. 17, 1949, Gladys married Roland E. Sigl at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Oneida, and they had celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 1999. Mrs. Sigl was a longtime member of St. Agnes Parish. Her Catholic faith was the foundation on which she based her life. Gladys belonged to the Parish Ladies Society and was a volunteer at St. Vincent De Paul. She was an active member and served as an officer for the VFW #9409 Auxiliary. Mrs. Sigl also volunteered at Bellin Hospital where she worked at the volunteer desk. She was a longtime member of Concerned Hearts at Bellin. In 2000, Gladys joined Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Family. She volunteered at the parish, making quilts. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and having friends and family over for home cooked meals. Her favorite saying was "The more, the merrier." Gladys was famous for her flapjacks and mincemeat cookies, but her passion was for her husband, her children, and all her grandchildren.

Gladys is survived by her eight children and their spouses, Andrew and Linda Sigl, White Bear Lake, MN; Theresa and John Nakai, Huntington Beach, CA; Patricia and Richard Edwards, Mechanicsville, VA; William and Susan Sigl, San Antonio, TX; Lori Sigl, De Pere; Michelle and Larry Haas, North, VA; David and Tracy Sigl, Rochester, MN; Dennis and Vicki Sigl, Greenville, WI; 19 grandchildren, Ann, Jessa, Erin, Jeffrey, Katherine, Kendall, Tracy, Nicole, Justin, William, Jessica, Kristin, Kimberly, Joshua, Jordan, Daniel, Jacob, Isabella, Matthew; seven great-grandchildren; her brother and sister-in-law, James and Bernice Letter, Green Bay; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland; three brothers, Henry, Cyril, and Gerald Letter; and five sisters, Katherine Kobriger, Rosemary Klein, Bernice Vandenberg, Joyce Van Straten, and Margaret Letter.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, the corner of Suburban Dr. and Lourdes Ave., West De Pere, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church with Father Tim Shillcox O.Praem officiating. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Oneida. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

The Sigl family wishes to express their gratitude to her daughter, Lori Sigl, who lovingly cared for Gladys. They would like to acknowledge the wonderful care provided by Unity Hospice. They would like to thank Father Tim Shillcox and their Parish Family at Our Lady of Lourdes.

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Blaney Funeral Home
1521 Shawano Ave. Green Bay, WI 54303
920-494-7447
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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Feb. 12, 2013
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