Norman "Skip" Siscoe

August 23, 1944 ~ December 21, 2005 (age 61)


Eureka- Norman E. "Skip" Siscoe, 61, of 705 S. Main St. Eureka, died at 5:44 pm on Wednesday December 21, 2005 at the Eureka Community Hospital.

He was born on August 23, 1944 in Pekin, IL to Norman L. and Lila Sieh Siscoe. He married Laura Mounce on December 16, 1977 in Eureka. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents Norman and Lila Siscoe of Tremont and two sisters, Val (Steve) Nohl of Tremont and Shar (Bob) Smith of Tremont.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Karie from his first marriage; one brother Kenneth Siscoe and one sister Vickie Simmons.

An Army veteran, Skip served his country in Vietnam and Korea. He was a member of the American Legion Post #466 in Eureka. He was also a member of the V.F.W.

A graduate of Hopedale High School, he had worked in the past for Morton Buildings and for Caterpillar. He started working for Cox Transfer in Eureka in 1983 where he drove a truck for 15 years and had been working as a mechanic in the shop for the last 8 years, last working the 21st of December.

He was a member of the Hopedale Presbyterian Church and was also very active in the Woodford County Relay for Life.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday December 27, 2005 at the Eureka Christian Church. The Rev. Richard Richards will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Monday December 26, at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Burial will be in Olio Cemetery, Eureka.

Memorial contribution may be made to the Woodford County Relay for Life or to the Eureka Ambulance.

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