Robert H. Siegfried Sr. of rural Wyandotte died Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at his home after an illness. He was 71.

Mr. Seigfried was born Dec. 12, 1935, in Higginsville, Mo., and had lived in rural Wyandotte for the past 10 years. He worked at 15th Street Lumber in Joplin for many years and was an Army Veteran, serving from 1958 to 1960.

Survivors include one son, Robert H. Siegfried Jr. of Latham, Mo.; one daughter, Teresa Tate of Wyandotte; one brother, a sister and 11 grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home in Seneca. James Stewart will officiate. Military Rites will be provided by the Juliet Honors Team for the 203rd National Guard Unit in Joplin.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.