Gary Bernard Sieverding

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Gary Bernard Sieverding, 71, of Smelterville, Idaho, passed away November 14, 2022 at his home of Smelterville.  He was born January 7, 1951 in Kellogg; Gary was the son of Bernard and Eunice (Dirkson) Sieverding.

Gary has lived in the Silver Valley all of his life and attended schools in Kellogg.

Gary was united in marriage to Wanda Sawyer on December 22, 1973 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

Gary was a miner and had worked at the Bunker Hill Mining Company and the Sunshine Mine until its closure.

Gary was a member of the Kellogg Elks #1841 and a member of the Steelworkers Union #5089.

Gary loved and enjoyed his family, entertaining friends in his garage, working on old cars, watching old westerns, working 3-D puzzles and snow and water skiing. In younger years, he enjoyed white water rafting.

Gary is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years Wanda Sieverding of the family home of Smelterville; one son Brian Sieverding (Michelle) of Hayden, Idaho; four siblings Linda Bloxam (Jim) of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, Betty Lou Boyer (Marty) of Coeur d’ Alene; Patty Milholland of Coeur d’ Alene and Larry Sieverding (Angela) also of Coeur d’ Alene; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Gary was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law Albert Milholland.

Memorial Services will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 11:00 A.M., at the Kellogg Funeral Chapel with Pastor Bill Howard officiating.  A reception and a Celebration of Gary’s life will be held following services at the home of Gordon and Sheila Milholland, 602 French Gulch Road- Kingston; this will be potluck and everyone is welcome.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Kellogg Elks, P.O. Box 608 Kellogg, Idaho 83837.

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