Everett L. Siewert Tuesday, April 19, 1927 - Sunday, August 6, 2017
Everett L. Siewert, 90, of Dowagiac, formerly of Berrien Springs, died Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.
Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 10, in the Riess Chapel of the Village Seventh-day Adventist Church in Berrien Springs, where friends may gather beginning at 5 p.m. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Monday, August 14, at the Wilson SDA Church Cemetery, Wilson, Michigan. Memorial donations may be made to the Niles SDA School Educational Fund for Everett’s great-grandson’s tuition. Allred Funeral Home is serving the family, and online messages may be left at www.allredfuneralhome.com.
Everett was born April 19, 1927, in Branch, Michigan, the son of Paul F. and Etta M. (Harding) Siewert. He worked for 20 years as a foreman for Andrews University Printers. After retiring, he worked as a nurse’s aid at Bry-Fern Care Center, and also did private-duty nursing. When his wife’s health failed, he devoted 15 years to caring for her. Everett loved to walk, and he enjoyed gardening in his leisure time.
Surviving are his son, Peter Joseph (Eunice) Siewert, and daughter, Suzi (Michael Ray) Woods, all of Dowagiac; six grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Siewert of Moberly, Missouri; and sister, Mary Frances Pereault of Davison, Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva, in 2013; and a son, Daniel, in 2007.