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Herbert C. "Herb" Sievers
June 20, 1948 ~ May 16, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Herbert C. "Herb" Sievers, 74, of Staunton, Illinois, passed away at 11:37 PM on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born June 20, 1948 in Litchfield, Illinois, the son of the late Charles F. & Vera (Gerdes) Sievers. He married Linda Pass on April 25, 1970 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Staunton, IL & she survives.
Herb started Sievers Truck Service in Staunton, Illinois with 1973 with one truck & over the years grew the business to over 20 trucks. As the trucking business grew, he maintained his family farm, which he called his "therapy". He enjoyed going to the Lake of the Ozarks & boating with family & friends. He also enjoyed going to the NASCAR races with friends. He was a history buff, & his favorite band was the Eagles, which he always loved to see in concert. He also served as Alderman for the City of Staunton for four years. He was a beloved husband, father, & grandfather who loved spending time with his family. Herb was known as a hard worker & never knew what a less than 40-hour work week was. He enjoyed life & lived it to the fullest.
Herb is survived by his wife - Linda Sievers of Staunton, IL; one son - Mark (Katrina) Sievers of Staunton, IL; two daughters - Angie (Lige) Daley of Highland, IL & Missy Griffith of Staunton, IL; eight grandchildren - Michael Pratt, Lucas Sievers, Elijah Daley, Cadence Daley, Emerson Daley, Colton Griffith, Calvin Griffith, & Mila Griffith; two sisters & one brother; sister-in-law - Caroline Strasen of Staunton, IL; several nieces & nephews also survive. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one nephew - Donald Ivey.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 PM on Sunday, May 21, 2023 & from 9 to 11 AM on Monday, May 22, 2023 at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton, IL. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 11 AM at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton, with Pastor Scott Busacker officiating. Interment will be in Spangle Cemetery near Livingston, Illinois. Memorials are suggested to either Spangle Cemetery, Staunton Volunteer Fire Department, or to Staunton Food Pantry/Helping Hands Center.