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Obituary for Rudolph A. "Rudy" Siskey

Rudolph A. “Rudy” Siskey
1925-2017

Rudolph A. “Rudy” Siskey, 91, of St. Joseph, Missouri, having formerly lived in Sunflower Village while he attended KU, and Richmond, Missouri passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care.
He was born May 4, 1925 to Carl and Louise (Rau) Siskey in Buchanan County.
He married Elaine Matthews, Lafayette High School Sweetheart, on August 12, 1947 and worked as an engineer for Southwestern Bell Telephone.
Mr. Siskey proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was stationed in the South Pacific.
He was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church, Boy Scouts of America as a Cub and Scout Master, American Legion, VFW, Kiwanis, International Right of Way Association, and Knights of Columbus 4th Degree and delivered Meals-on-Wheels.
Rudolph loved to travel and camp and enjoyed travel tours. He and his wife enjoyed painting pictures in their retirement years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Jack Siskey.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Elaine Siskey of the home; daughter, Janie Simon (Rod), Sahuarita, Arizona; son, Chip Siskey (Peggy), Platte City, Missouri; grandchildren, Christopher Simon (Christy), Kyle Simon (Dana), Alex Breitenbach (Elissa), and Emily and Elizabeth Siskey; great grandchildren, Eric Simon and Kellen Albert Simon; sister, Mary Frances Anderson; five nephews and three nieces.
Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Friday, St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Parish Rosary 6:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where the family will gather with friends 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Cathedral and LeBlond schools. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.


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Parish Rosary

Thursday

27

Apr

6:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Visitation

Thursday

27

Apr

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home

St. Joseph, Missouri

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

28

Apr

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church

519 N. 10th Street
St. Joseph, Missouri 64501

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506


Memorial Contribution

Cathedral School

LeBlond High School

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