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Charles Siebring

March 26, 1932 — September 6, 2021

Charles Siebring

Charles “Chuck” Siebring

Age 89 of Wilmington, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

Born March 26, 1932 in Danforth, Illinois, Charles was the son of Allen and Gladys (Tilstra) Siebring.  He was raised and educated in Watseka, and went on to serve honorably in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. On July 1, 1956 Charles married Norma Irene (Nee Luehrsen) in Watseka.  He worked for Caterpillar Tractor Company until later gaining employment with Johnson & Johnson Personal Products, from where he retired following 34 years of service.  Charles was a lover of the outdoors, and enjoyed spending time with his grandson as well as his dog Lacy.  He will be remembered as a hard worker, who loved woodworking and John Deere, and was a loyal Chicago Cubs fan.

Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Norma; two daughters: Marcia (Chris) Mandac of Custer Park and Brenda (Brad) Anderson of Bonfield; one grandson Chris Tidmore; five great grandchildren; three sisters: Phylis Tungate, Nancy (Garry) Woodward and Beverly Luehrsen; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; and two brother-in-law’s: Bill Tungate and Laurence Luehrsen.

Per Chuck’s wishes, flameless cremation rites were accorded.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Charle’s memorial page by visiting:

Flameless cremation arrangements and services have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815) 476-2181

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