Jean-Claude Siegfried, 84

Jean-Claude Siegfried, a resident of Grafton, formerly of Mequon, entered into eternal life on Monday, July 15, 2013, at the age of 84.

Jean-Claude was born on March 27, 1929, in Aubonne, Doubs, France, the cherished son of Edouard and Georgette Siegfried.

He was the beloved husband for nearly 56 years of Denise (nee Sauvé’) Siegfried; loving father of Anne-Marie (Dan) Sullivan, the late Eric (Helene) Siegfried, Stephan (Lisa) Siegfried and Elizabeth (Michael) Bentley; proud papy of Daniel, Sean and Ian Sullivan and Candice, Nicolas and Paul Siegfried. He is further survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, here in the United States, Canada, Switzerland and France.

Jean-Claude was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Paul, René and Gaston; and his sister, Elisabeth.

The family will receive friends at Lumen Christi Catholic Church, 2700 W. Mequon Road (corner of North Range Line Road) in Mequon on Friday, July 19, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. with the celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial beginning at noon. Inurnment will be private for the family.

Memorials in Jean-Claude’s name may be directed to the Helping Hand Fund at Lumen Christi Parish, 11300 N. St. James Lane, Mequon, WI 53092, or the Missionary Fraternity of Mary, 124 E. Freistadt Road, PO Box 94, Thiensville, WI 53092.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Dr. Faisal Saghir and his caring staff from Cancer Care Center at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls and the Horizon Hospice staff at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus for all the loving care given to Jean-Claude.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Service, Mequon, is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit