James L. SeigelDecember 14, 1935 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 82)
James L. Seigel, 82, of Auburn went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at DeKalb Health in Auburn.
He was born Dec. 14, 1935, in Auburn to the late Herman P. and Myrtle M. (Kalb) Seigel.
James was a 1953 graduate of Auburn High School and a 1955 graduate of International Business College in Fort Wayne.
He married Ann C. Ehinger on Dec. 29, 1956, in Decatur, and she survives in Auburn.
James was the first CPA in DeKalb County. He was the owner and operator of the Seigel Group in Auburn, where he worked as a certified public accountant from 1967 until his retirement in 2000.
He was a member of Dayspring Community Church in Auburn. He was a member and past president of the Auburn Lions Club, a member and past president of the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Association, and was a member of the Indiana Association of CPA’s and American Institute of CPA’s.
Also surviving are four children, Judy A. Harris of Auburn, Jeffrey J. Seigel and his wife, Lyubov, of Auburn, Kenneth W. Seigel of Huntertown and his fiancé, Ellen Roemke, of Fort Wayne, and Carol R. Harber and her husband, Scot, of Fort Wayne; son-in-law, Ronald Jacquay of Auburn; 17 grandchildren, Annie (Taylor) Chase, Miranda (Gabriel Jr.) Salazar, Kateland (Alex) Vernon, Candy (Tyler) Church, Michael Seigel, Joy Seigel, Roman (Maria) Seigel, Alexander Seigel, Olivia (Brandon Fowler) Seigel, Julia Seigel, Arianna Seigel, Victoria Seigel, Sophia Seigel, Isaac Harber, Sierra Harber and Gideon Harber; three great-grandchildren, Linda Chase, Laura Chase and Gabriel Salazar III; brother, Richard E. (Annabelle) Seigel of Carmel; and an “adopted” son, Adam Sewards of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Linda S. Jacquay; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Lynn Seigel; grandson, Josiah Seigel; and two brothers, Herman Seigel Jr. and Robert Seigel.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Dayspring Community Church, 2305 N. Indiana Ave., Auburn, with visitation from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Pastor Bill Lyne will be officiating. Burial will take place in Roselawn Cemetery in Auburn.
Visitation will also be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn.
Memorials may be directed to the Covenant House New York or the Dayspring Community Church.