Ronald M. Siedel

Oct. 3, 1938 – Jan. 24, 2021


Ronald Marion Siedel, 82, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Seward, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Ronald was born Oct. 3, 1938, to Frank and Grace (Bock) Siedel in David City. He attended David City High School and graduated in 1956. He went on to college at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, where he graduated in 1960 with a degree in accounting.

He married Sandra Oberg in Schuyler on June 4, 1961. They were blessed with one son, Brad. Ron was drafted in the army in 1961 and was a processing accountant at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. He was decorated as Expert rifle M-1 and Sharpshooter (Carbine). Ron was honorably discharged in 1963.

Ron’s work career included accounting positions with the Nebraska Medical Center and Pepsi Corporation. He retired from Pepsi after 20 years of employment in 2000.

Ron was an avid fan of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers, especially the volleyball program.

He is survived by his son, Brad (Michelle) Siedel, Lincoln; grandchildren, Austin Siedel, Omaha, Taylor Siedel (fiance, Ryan Garder), Gretna, Carter Siedel, Lincoln; brother, Dennis (Ida) Siedel, Valparaiso; nephews, Roger (Helene) Siedel West Minster, Maryland, David Siedel, Manchester Pennsylvania, Wayne (Barbara), Shady Side, Maryland, Bruce (Doris) Siedel, Marriottsville, Maryland, and Ross (Kelly) Siedel, Bowie, Maryland; nieces Vonda (Roger) Reamer, Seward, Susie (Bryan) Schneider, Ceresco, and Kristy (Doug) Langemeier, Marquette; and many grand nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; brother, Gerald Siedel; and sister, Dorothy Hunsche.

Per Ron's request, there will be no service. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Nebraska Medical Center Liver Transplant program, in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be left for the family at


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