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Wallace Sigler

June 7, 1939 — October 5, 2014

Wallace C. "Butch" Sigler, age 75, of Clinton died October 5, 2014, at Grace Home in Graceville.

Funeral services will be on Friday, October 10, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Elim Lutheran Church in Clinton. Pastor Bev McNeill will officiate and burial will be in the Clinton City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 9, at the church and continue for one hour before the service.

Wallace Carlyle "Butch" Sigler was born on June 7, 1939, on the Schlimme Farm, 7 miles west of Clinton. He was the son of Alvin and Fern (Schlimme) Sigler. Butch attended country school until the 7th grade, when he enrolled at Clinton. He graduated from Clinton High School with the class of 1957. In January 1958, Butch enlisted with the United States Army. Butch was united in marriage to Hildegard Puhler in 1962. They were blessed with two children: Randy and Marion. During his military career, he served in Vietnam, and resided in Germany, Alabama, and numerous other Southern states. Butch retired from the Army in 1984 and moved back to Minnesota. In 1987, he married Yvonne Athley and had two children: Cassidy and Cody. Butch worked various jobs until his health began failing. In 2008 he entered Golden Living in Milbank, later moving to Grace Home in Graceville.

Butch enjoyed playing pool and keeping up to date on sports, especially the Twins and the Vikings. He especially enjoyed visiting and was appreciative of those who came to see him. He was always willing to help out a friend in need. Butch was very sociable and enjoyed joking around with friends and family.

Butch died on October 5, 2014, at Grace Home, having reached the age of 75.

Butch is survived by his sons: Randy Sigler of Orlando, FL; Cassidy Sigler of Clinton; Cody Sigler of Clinton; daughter, Marion Sigler of Columbus, GA; brothers: Wayne Sigler of Clinton; Randy (Janette) Sigler of Brookings, SD; Ricky Sigler of Clinton; Terry (Roxanne) Sigler of Clinton; sisters: Sharon (Robert) Steltz of Big Stone City, SD; Karen (Bruce) Esplien of Ogelvi, MN; Arloa (Mark) Ronglien of Ortonville; Jill (Jim) Hoxtell of Big Stone City; Ileta Herberg of Clinton; Kathy (Joel) Stattelman of Ortonville; 5 grandchildren: Tiffany, Daniel, David, Michael, Daniel; 3 great-grandchildren; aunts: Vera Hanson of Clinton; Verna Schlimme of Clinton; Teen Schlimme of Clinton; Dorothy Sales of Coeur d'Alene, ID; Karen Hagen of Clinton; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Todd; and brother-in-law, Howard Herberg.


Elim Lutheran Church

Clinton, MN 56225

Thursday, October 9, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Elim Lutheran Church

Clinton, MN 56225

Friday, October 10, 2014
10:30 AM


Clinton City Cemetery

Clinton, MN 56225

Friday, October 10, 2014
11:30 AM


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