IONIA — Marie Ann Siglin, 79, of Ionia, died Wednesday Feb. 7, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
She was born July 3, 1938, in Monti, daughter of Francis and Mary (Zieser) Tarpy. She graduated from St. John’s High School, Independence. She married Bill Siglin on Oct. 1, 1960, at St John’s Catholic Church, Independence. They lived briefly in Center Point before moving to their current home in Ionia in 1962.
Marie owned and operated Kids Korner for more than 10 years.
Survivors: her husband; five children, Jim (Cindy Randall) of New Hampton, Julie (Larry) Burgart of St. Paul, Jamie (Mark) Brady of Chicago, Jerry Siglin of Mason City, Jennifer (Kevin) Berglund of New Prauge, Minn.; former daughter-in-law, Dori Siglin; 16 grandchildren, Abby (Josh) Beckman, Arica Siglin, Jennifer Burgart, Tim (Molly) Burgart, Maggie (Danny) Elenz, Mary Brady, Brian Brady, Grace Brady, Sarah Brady, Will Siglin, Ben Siglin, Jack Siglin, Bryce Berglund, Carly Berglund, Brooke (Ross) Kellogg, Jake (Cassie) Randall; two great-grandchildren, Maxon Beckman and Elliot Beckman; four sisters-in-law, Mary Tarpy of Independence, Anita Siglin of Waterloo, Mae (Harold) Rodamaker of Charles City, Thelma (Pete) Adams of Ionia.
Preceded in death by: her parents; and two brothers, Tom and Frank Tarpy.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Ionia, with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation is 2 to 7 p.m. today at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home, New Hampton, where there will be a 6:30 p.m. parish Scripture service, and for an hour prior to services at the church.
Online condolences at hugebackfuneralhome.com.
She adored all of her children and their spouses, her grandchildren, and two precious great-grandchildren. Marie was an avid sports fan. She loved watching the Hawkeyes, the Creighton Blue Jays, and her favorite, the Chicago Cubs. She was also a loyal fan of the men’s Fast pitch team of Ionia.