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Robert "Bob" Louis Siegel

Posted by dsiegel@ameritech.net

Age 97 passed away on July 25,2021. Born February 20,1924 in Chicago, Illinois Robert Louis Siegel was the first born son of Louis Siegel and Lucile Bolbeck. He married Mildred Arnold (Millie) in 1949 and happily enjoyed sixty eight years of love and wedding anniversaries together. Bob is survived by sister Alice, two sons William and Daniel, and grandson's Robbie, William, Michael, and Jonah. He was the uncle, great uncle and cousin to many including in addition to the Siegel's the Anderson, Guguerty, Spahn and Milling families. He is preceded in death by Millie and his brother William. A WW 2 Veteran, Bob served overseas in Germany as a radio operator and was on duty when the German general in his region surrendered to the Allied Forces. After his tour in the Army, he graduated from Beloit College and started a career in the insurance business spanning over fifty years. He was risk manager of John Deere Corporation until 1976. He and Millie then moved to Arizona where Bob began a consulting relationship with Del Webb Corporation. Bob will be remembered as a wonderful husband, incredibly supportive father, and an extremely caring grandfather with a loving and bluntly honest approach to life. His beloved lifelong pursuits were hunting and fishing as well as supporting local professional sports teams. He took well deserved pride in being an old fashioned outdoorsman.

The interment ceremony will be held on Thursday December 16,2021, 11:30 am at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85284.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be made in honor of Robert Siegel to Banner Health Foundation, 2901 N. Central Avenue, Suite 160, Phoenix, AZ 85012.