ELMER G. SICARD
ELMER G. SICARD
Elmer G. Sicard, age 76, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina. Elmer was born on Oct. 14, 1937, in Clyde, Kan., to Edward “Shorty” Sicard and Bernadette (Roy) Sicard.
Elmer graduated from Clyde High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1959, as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. Elmer married Althea Macri on Jan. 8, 1977. Elmer was a lifelong area resident, where he was employed as a welder at Alstom Power & Pre-Heater until his retirement. He was also a longtime member of the American Legion Post #76.
He is survived by his wife, Althea, Concordia; son Gene Sicard and wife Terri, Concordia; daughter, Debbie Newcomer and husband Brian, Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Samanthah and Ethan Sicard, Concordia, and Madison and Zachary Newcomer, Dallas, Texas; sister, Madeline Wright, Concordia, and brother, Norman Sicard, Concordia, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Elmer was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Adeline “Dort” Willoughby and brothers Hector “Junior” and Donald “Snowball” Sicard.
It was Elmer’s wishes to be cremated with Memorial services to be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home with the Rev. Dean R. Frazier officiating. Military Honors will be conducted at the funeral home by American Legion Post #76 and VFW Post #588. Friends may sign the register book from 12-8 p.m. with the family greeting friends from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. Private family burial will be at a later date in the St. Joseph Cemetery, St Joseph, Kan. The family advises, to all interested friends and family, that Elmer wished that this be a celebration of his time with us and not a sorrowful event. The family also suggest that memorials be made to the Concordia Avenue of Flags or the Animal Shelter in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit http://www.chaputbuoy.com/.
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