Millie Mae (Dourty) Siegismund, May 7, 1923 — Nov. 24, 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 | 12:42 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Millie Mae (Dourty) Siegismund of Savannah, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. She was 90.

Mrs. Siegismund was born May. 7, 1923, in Fristoe to Clarence and Audrey Lillian (Rush) Hathaway.

She married Raymond E. Dourty in 1942, and they lived in Independence until moving to Holden in 1953 with their two children.

She was a farm wife but also worked at Unitog in Warrensburg and later assisted her husband and their son, Chuck, in the family business, the Holden Body Shop. She retired from the Stahl's Foundry Kitchen in Kingsville.

She also cared for her only grandson Brian Dourty, who shared her birthday and lives in Columbia.

Her husband, Ray Dourty, died in 1985. She married Clyde Siegismund in 1993. They lived in Humansville for the next 13 years, then moved back to Holden in 2006. She lived the last five years in Savannah to be close to family.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Hicks and her husband, Bob, of Belton; a son, Chuck Dourty and his wife, Peggy, of Savannah; a sister, Nadine Scarborough of Climax Springs; three grandchildren, Sara Bronson Collins of Independence, Brian Dourty and his wife, Jill, of Columbia, and Charlene Dourty Payne and her husband, Austin, of Phenix City, Ala; and four great-grandchildren, Chelsea Collins, Alexis Collins, Gavin Dourty and Austin Dourty.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Cast Funeral Home in Holden. Services will follow 2 p.m. Burial will be in Holden Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Laverna Nursing Home, care of  Ben Cast & Son-Wood Funeral Home, 407 South Pine St., Holden, MO 64040, for a memorial bench in Mrs. Siegismund's honor.





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