John Jefferson Sigler, 90, of Ruidoso passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013. John was born April 19, 1923 at Farwell, TX to Martha and Stanley Sigler who both preceded him in death.
John moved to Ruidoso in December, 1947, he had served in the Navy during World War II. He was a past member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Evening Lions Club, Ruidoso Rotary and was a member of Gateway Church of Christ. He was a retired manager for Texas New Mexico Power.
John married Dixie Mullins on March 27, 1944 at Houston, TX.
He is survived by his wife, Dixie; two daughters, Vickie Sigler of Lubbock, TX and Margaret Wise and her husband, Franklin of Stockbridge, GA; grandson, Jeff Wise and his wife, Jennifer of Marietta, GA, two great grandsons, William and John Wise; a sister, Annie Lee Green of Moore, OK. He was preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Donald Sigler; sisters, Katherine Skelton, Roberta Skelton, Laura Belle Catola and Mary Ruth Pennington; and granddaughter, Sarah Wise.
John was well known for his "Salsa".
Private services will be held at a later date. The family has requested memorials to Ruidoso Home Care & Hospice, PO Box 2039, Ruidoso, NM 88355.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lagroneruidoso.com.
Published in Ruidoso News from May 17 to June 16, 2013