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Johnson Funeral Home ~ Waconia, MN

Phillip D. 'Bups' Siegle Phillip D. 'Bups' Siegle
(June 9, 1932 - July 13, 2009)

Siegle, Phillip D. ‘Bups’ age 77 of Cologne, MN passed away Monday July 13, 2009 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, MN. Funeral Service Friday 11:00 am Zoar United Church of Christ in Chaska with Rev. Kathy Gibson Christensen officiating; visitation Thursday 4-8 pm Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia and at the church 1hr. prior to the service; prayer service Thursday 7:30 pm; interment in the church cemetery. Phillip was born on June 9, 1932 in Cologne, MN the son of Philip S. and Eleanor (Tessmann) Siegle. Phillip was baptized and confirmed at Zoar UCC in Chaska. On June 8, 1963 he was united in marriage to Marlys L. Scott at Trinity Lutheran Church in Carver by Rev. Ische. ‘Bups’ was a loving husband, dad, grandpa and great-grandpa. Some of his enjoyments were fishing, spearing, playing cards and cribbage, bingo, bowling, horseshoes, bird watching, going to the casino, and especially loved his pets. ‘Bups’ mowed lawn for the city of Chaska and was a deacon for Zoar UCC. ‘Bups’ was preceded in death by his parents Philip and Eleanor Siegle; son-in-law Tim Pawelk; sister Dorothy (Albert) Tellers; brothers-in-law Eric Pautsch and William Murray. Phillip is survived by his loving family: wife Marlys Siegle of Cologne; daughters Cindy Pawelk of Cologne, Lynn Siegle and fiancé Chuck Kruggel of Stewart, Brenda and Leo Rohlik of Cologne; grandchildren Nicole and Tony Schmieg, Joe Pawelk, Zachary Pawelk, Jessica Krohn, Blake Peterson, Collin Rohlik, Alisha, Kiley and Bethany Kruggel; great-grandchildren Shane Schmieg, Luke Schmieg and Brody Schmieg; sisters and brother-in-law Delores Pautsch of Norwood Young America, Eleanor and Lloyd Mellgren of Fort Ripley; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Darlene Jerde of Shakopee, Bernice and Don Edberg of Shakopee, Beverly and Ken Gongoll of Waconia; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Casket Bearers were Ken Pautsch, Larry Mellgren, Al Mellgren, Dale Tellers, Pat Gongoll and Greg Gongoll. Arrangements have been handled by the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia. Online Condolences to the family are available at