Kenneth C. Siegel

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Kenneth C. Siegel, 95, of Belleville, IL, born September 7, 1923, in Belleville, IL, died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Dammert Geriatric Center, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Siegel received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, where he also lettered on the football team.  Kenneth was a sales engineer for Nooter Corporation, St. Louis, MO, before his retirement in 1984.  He loved playing games, especially pinochle and euchre, as well as bingo and washers.  He was a member of the Toastmaster’s Club, the Smithton Sportsmen’s Club, and the T & T Golf League.  Ken was an avid Fighting Illini Football fan and adored his friends and family.  He was a member of Union United Methodist Church, and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Carl P. and Edna M., nee Magin, Siegel; and a brother, Donald P. (Jean) Siegel.

Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Margie, nee Stapf, Siegel, whom he married on November 26, 1949;
his four children, Ned Siegel of Belleville, IL, Dan (Judy) Siegel of Belleville, IL, Jim (Wendy) Siegel of Alpharetta, GA, and Tom (Cindy) Siegel, of Belleville, IL;
seven grandchildren, Justin (Allison) Siegel of St. Louis, MO, Derek (Molly) Siegel of Belleville, IL, and Andrew (Jenni) Siegel of St. Louis, MO, Brigette Siegel and Blake Siegel, both of Alpharetta, GA, Luke Siegel of San Diego, CA, and Paige Siegel of Chicago, IL;
four great-grandchildren, Natalie, Jack, Konnor, and Ellison Claire;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Dammert Geriatric Center or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at The Esquiline Apartment Community Chapel, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at The Esquiline Apartment Community Chapel, Belleville, IL.

Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


13 Comments on Kenneth C. Siegel

Susan Renner said : Guest Report Jul 30, 2019 at 7:22 PM

Dear Margie, Ned, Dan, Jim and Tom, I'm so sorry to hear about Ken. He was a great guy in so many ways. A true gentleman and genuinely good man. You are all in my prayers in a special way at this time and always. Peace and blessings to each of you.

  • Jefferson City
  • MO
Katrina B Lanius said : Guest Report Jul 11, 2019 at 5:55 PM

Dan, Judy and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Trina

  • Saint Louis
  • Missouri
Brian & Lea Kuriger said : Guest Report Jul 11, 2019 at 2:37 AM

Margie & family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences. May peace be with you at this difficult time.

  • Staunton
  • IL
Bill & Chery Singsank said : Guest Report Jul 10, 2019 at 3:02 PM

Dan, Judy & family, Sorry to hear about the passing of Dan’s Dad. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Kim Smrt said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 8:25 PM

His memory will continue for years as you are all a product of this wonderful man. It was an honor to have met Ken, even if for such a short time. Molly always spoke so highly and with love about Kenny. Love and prayers to Margie and your family.

  • Brookfield
  • IL
Julia Espinosa said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 6:44 PM

Condolence to the entire Siegel family. Meeting Ken was an honor. The love for his wife and family exuded from him! He was a man full of joy and life. Wishing you peace in knowing that he has been welcomed into God’s kingdom with open arms.

  • Brookfield
  • Illinois
Sheila Leonard said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 5:07 PM

My love to the entire Siegel Family!!!!

  • Ofallon
  • MO
Rick Ellison said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 4:50 PM

I met Ken when my sister married into the Siegel family. He welcomed me into the family enthusiastically. I especially enjoyed Ken’s sense of humor. I was a better person for having known Ken Siegel.

  • Stockbridge
  • GA
Robert & Joanne Braddish said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 2:40 PM

Prayers are with you Tom and Cindy and family.

  • St Peters
  • Missouri
Stephen Price said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 1:54 PM

Sorry for your loss - sounds like a great life and he had such a large, wonderful family.

  • Los Angeles
  • CA
Beth Toberman said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 1:47 PM

What an honor to have known and adored Ken Siegel! My sincerest sympathies to the whole family. I know those memories of his kindness and wit will keep you smiling. Love you all? Beth

  • Millstadt
  • IL
Herb Schwind said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 1:40 PM

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

  • Ventura
  • California
Mary Stiehl said : Guest Report Jul 09, 2019 at 3:51 AM

We love the Siegels ♥️?♥️?

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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