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Myrtle Ruth Siegler (Towner)

February 12, 1924 — November 29, 2023

Myrtle Siegler, 99, entered her eternal home in heaven on November 29, 2023. Myrtle was born on a farm near White Lake, SD, February 12, 1924 to Minnie and Herman Suelflow Jr. She was made a child of God through holy baptism on March 23, 1924 and confirmed in her Christian faith on May 14, 1938. She attended one year of business college and then started her career in banking which spanned almost 40 years. After WII she married Jack Towner February 15, 1945 and moved to a farm in Floyd, IA, where they raised two children, Thomas and James. Jack Towner passed away January 22, 1976. In December 1978 she married Oscar Siegler who passed away on May 29, 1993.

Myrtle was an active member at Mount Olive Ev. Lutheran in Appleton, WI. She spent many years singing in the choir, working with Ladies Aid, LWMS and OWLS Ministry. Myrtle was preceded in death by husbands Jack Towner and Oscar Siegler. She was also preceded in death by her parents Minnie and Herman Suelflow Jr, by brothers and sisters-in-law Donald (Viola) Suelflow and Arnold (Grace) Suelflow, in-laws Adrian (Clara) Towner, sister-in-law Betty (Virgil) Grossman, son Thomas (Susan) Towner and granddaughter Amy Towner. She is survived by her brother Robert (Lucille) Suelflow, Loveland, CO, son James (Vicki) Towner, of Cedar City UT, grandchildren Joel Towner, Houston, TX, Aaron Towner, Duluth, MN, and Justin (Rachel) Towner and great grandchildren Crosby and Sloan, Gig Harbor, WA and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Myrtle's life will take place at a later date. Interment will take place in Charles City, IA, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials can be given to Mt. Olive Ev. Lutheran Church Building Fund or the Oscar and Myrtle Siegler Scholarship at Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, WI.

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