ORAN -- Harold "Bud" Sietman, 79, died at 2:04 p.m. Aug. 20, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Aug. 13, 1927, in Oran, son of the late Henry B. and Anna Marie Swingler Sietman, he was a retired farmer. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran and the St. Joseph Sodality.
Survivors include: his loving and caring companion, Doris Walter, of the home; five stepsons, Ronnie Walter of Cape Girardeau, Randy Walter, Kim Walter and Scott Walter of Oran and Danny Walter of Chaffee; seven stepdaughters, Carla Ray of Oran, Sharlett Eftink, Gail Dumey and Cindy Pobst of Chaffee, Karen Pobst of Scott City, Donna Dinges of South Bend, Ind. and Sandy Mahurin of Bloomington, Ind.; and 41 step grandchildren and 24 step great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, with parish prayers at 6:30 p.m. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Harth officiating.
Burial will follow in the Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery.