Obit: Siems, Helmuth Fred (1904 - 1983)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

----Source: Family Records


Helmuth Siems, age 79, of Port Edwards, a Neillsville native, died at 7:05 p.m. Monday, June _, 1983, at Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, where he had been a patient since May 31.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Port Edwards. The Rev. Kenneth Boettcher will officiate. Burial will be in the Village of Port Edwards Cemetery.

Visitation in the Feldner Funeral Home, Nekoosa, will be from 4-9 p.m. today and at the church Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services.

Helmuth Fred Siems was born March 15, 1904, in Neillsville to Mary (Siems) and Ferdinand Kuehn (his parents were divorced at the time of his birth). He married Mina May Westphal July 2, 1927, in Clark County. She died August 11, 1971.

He moved to Port Edwards in 1941 and was employed as a millwright by Nekoosa Papers Inc. at its Port Edwards Mill.

Surviving Helmuth include a sister, Frieda (Leo) Young of Davenport, IA, two half-sisters Luella (Albert) Mohr of Neillsville, Clara (Harold) Below of Stockton, IL, one half-brother, Theodore (Doris) Kopp, Sr.; three sons, James of Port Edwards, and Floyd and Henry of Wisconsin Rapids; one daughter, Helen of Port Edwards; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Preceding Helmuth in death was one son and two grandchildren.



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