Carl William Siechert, 80, of Marion, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at Northbrook Manor Care Center in Cedar Rapids. Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Monday, April 16, 2018 at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. A visitation will be held Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 2-4 pm at Cedar Memorial Funeral Home. Entombment: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Carl was born February 7, 1938, the son of William and Sylvia (Smith) Siechert, in Cedar Rapids. On September 23, 1961, he was married to Karen Kay Saver. Carl worked as a mechanical designer for Rockwell-Collins before retiring in 2002. In 2017, He and Karen became residents of Summit Pointe in Marion.
He was a skilled handyman and enjoyed many hobbies including: fishing, railroading, reading, and bowling. Carl was a member of the Rose Society in Cedar Rapids. He had a great love of animals, especially his pets. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Siechert; two daughters, Tamara (Michael) Fensterman, Kimberly (Michael) Katalinich; and two granddaughters, Stephanie (Jake) Tjepkes, and Rachel Fensterman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Mitchel Siechert.
Memorials may be directed to the COPD Foundation at www.copdfoundation.org in memory of Carl.