Loren R. Siewert, 93

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Loren R. Siewert, age 93, of Yankton, formally of Winner, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton. Funeral Services were held Monday, May 4, 2015 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Winner. BurialĀ  followed in the Winner City Cemetery.

He was born on March 16, 1922 to Fred and Christina Siewert on the family farm in Gregory County. He attended rural school, completing the 8th grade. He married Jean Mardell Chastain on May 21, 1945 in Winner, SD. To this union three children were born: Rita, Larry, and Vicki.

Loren owned and operated a trucking business in Gregory, SD for several years. Following that he drove for several trucking firms hauling grain and livestock. He continued to drive truck for Edwards Oil till the age of 73. Loren was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Winner.

He is survived by Rita and Ron Fiala of The Village, FL., Larry and Dianne Siewert of Yankton, SD., and Vicki and Frank Ganley of Monticello, MN.; 9 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Loren was preceded in death by his parents; wife Jean; 3 brothers Harry, Emil and Albert; and 1 sister Alma.

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