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Thomas Sieverding

Tom Sieverding, 67, of Humboldt, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at his home near Humboldt. Funeral mass will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 21 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Humboldt. Burial will follow in the St. Ann Cemetery. A rosary and wake service will begin at 7 pm on Friday evening with the family present one hour prior also at the church. Kinzley Funeral Home, Hartford Chapel is assisting with the arrangements.

Thomas J. Sieverding was born on July 30, 1948 in Sioux Falls to Harvey and Helen Marie (Jarding) Sieverding. He grew up in the Humboldt area and graduated from Humboldt High School before going on to SDSU and graduating from DSU in 1971 with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Math. On August 23, 1969 he married Rose Louise Rehfeldt at St. Ann's in Humboldt. Tom farmed for 16 years in the Humboldt/Hartford area. In 1980 he opened Sieverding Insurance Agency. He worked as a crop adjustor for Blakely and Fireman's Fund from 1980-1989 and in 1990 became manager of the Humboldt Farm Mutual Insurance Co. which he managed until 2000. At the time of his passing, Tom and Rose were still operating the Sieverding Ins. Agency. Over the years he enjoyed watching his livestock and birds of all kinds. He also loved to play countless games of Scrabble and cards with his wife and kids. He also enjoyed many fishing trips to various places.

Tom was an active member of the Humboldt American Legion where he served as the finance officer and had been a member of the Army National Guard from 1970-1976. He also served on the Property and Zoning Board in Humboldt and had been a part of the St. Francis Choir out of Watertown, SD. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and various other community groups throughout the years.

Tom is survived by his loving wife, Rose of Humboldt; his children, Rose Marie (Doug) Hoiten of Montrose, Daryl (Tori) Sieverding of Montrose, and Matthew (Jessica) Sieverding of Humboldt; 12 grandchildren, Miranda of Sioux Falls, SD, Robert of Montrose, SD, John of Lackland AFB-San Antonio, TX, Leo, Mary Kate, and Ruby Hoiten, all of Montrose, Ashley (Ryan) Endres of Mitchell, SD, Becky Sieverding, Kolton, Jake, and Paisley Lindstrom, all of Montrose, SD, Ainzlee Sieverding of Humboldt, SD & 2 great-grandchildren, Olivia & Owen of Mitchell, SD; his brothers and sisters, Joe (Deb) Sieverding of Tuscon, AZ, Marilyn (Gary) Fredinburg of Salem, OR, Dan (Connie) Sieverding and Gary (Deb) Sieverding, all of Tuscon, AZ, Janet (Bob) Laufmann of Colton, SD and Dale Sieverding of Los Angeles, CA and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Helen Marie, one infant son, a granddaughter, Kelly Rose Hoiten, and numerous family and friends.
Published in The Argus Leader on May 19, 2016
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