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In Memory of

Charlie Edward Siegel

October 9, 1920 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


Charlie Edward Siegel, 94, of Gonzales, Texas passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Gonzales Memorial Hospital in Gonzales, Texas.

Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Gonzales, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Saint James Catholic Church in Gonzales, Texas with Father Paul Raaz officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery in Shiner, Texas. A Rosary will be recited Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon John Klapuch officiating.

Charlie was born...

Charlie Edward Siegel, 94, of Gonzales, Texas passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Gonzales Memorial Hospital in Gonzales, Texas.

Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Gonzales, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Saint James Catholic Church in Gonzales, Texas with Father Paul Raaz officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery in Shiner, Texas. A Rosary will be recited Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon John Klapuch officiating.

Charlie was born on October 9, 1920 in Shiner, Texas. He was the son of Jerome and Agnes (Svatek) Siegel. Charlie attended Saint Ludmila's Catholic School in Shiner, Texas. He married Annie Kubeca on October 22, 1946 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas. Charlie served in the United States Air Force, and was Honorably Discharged with the rank of Sergeant. After his discharge, Charlie returned to farming on the family farm. Later he worked as a truck driver in New Braunfels, Texas, then he moved to Gonzales, Texas where he worked as a butcher at Boysen's Food Market. He then became a carpenter, and retired after many years. Later in life, Charlie and Annie moved to The Heights of Gonzales in Gonzales, Texas. Charlie loved to play dominoes, and always made friends with everyone he met. Charlie was a member of Saint James Catholic Church in Gonzales, Texas, K.J.T. #20, and Gonzales American Legion Post #40.

Charlie is survived by one son; Marvin Siegel and his wife, Delores of Gonzales, Texas, one daughter; Charlene Alvarado and her husband, Tony of Gonzales, Texas, five grandchildren; Benji Siegel and his wife, Tamara of Moulton, Texas, Michelle Tanksley and her husband, Todd of Cedar Park, Texas, Jeffery Siegel and his wife, Lauren of Gonzales, Texas, Ashley Wylie and her husband, Jordan of League City, Texas, Kalyssa Alvarado of Gonzales, Texas, nine great-grandchildren, and a new great-grandchild on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents; Jerome and Agnes Siegel, his loving wife; Annie Siegel, one daughter; Rose Marie Siegel, four brothers; Johnnie Siegel, Ben Siegel, Laddie Siegel, and Fred Siegel.

Pallbearers for Mr. Siegel will be; Benji Siegel, Tamara Siegel, Michelle Tanksley, Todd Tanksley, Jeffery Siegel, Lauren Siegel, Ashley Wylie, and Jordan Wylie. Honorary pallbearers will be; Kalyssa Alvarado, and the great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Meridith, all the staff at The Heights of Gonzales and Gonzales Memorial Hospital for the care and compassion shown and given to our father and grandfather.

To join the family in celebrating Charlie's life and to offer condolences, please go to: www.buffingtonfuneralhomegonzales.com