Jeffrey Sigmund

Jeffrey Sigmund

Jeffrey Sigmund, Wisconsin Dells, WI/ Homosassa, FL, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of November 4, 2022, at home surrounded by family.

Jeff was born in Medford, WI, to Edward and Dolores (Gengler) Sigmund, the third of seven children. He graduated from Fort Atkinson High School in 1966 and served in the US Army from 1968 to 1970. He married the love of his life, JoEllen Garbe, on June 11, 1983, in Janesville, WI. Jeff’s career as an Auto Technician spanned over 40 years. He was a classic car enthusiast, loved the outdoors, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He always looked forward to his annual fishing trips to Canada with family and friends. Jeff had a special place in his heart for his grandkids and great-grandkids. In his retirement years, he enjoyed wintering in Florida, motorcycle trips, his sawmill and woodworking projects.

Jeff is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Dolores; his high school sweetheart and first wife, Trudy (Mertsching); siblings, Larry, Troy, Greg and Mary Kopas.

Jeff is survived by his wife, JoEllen; children, Cathy (Joe) Gargano, Sara (Tom Rogers), Nick (Erin), Becca (Reed) Sponsler, Brad (Krissy); twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his siblings, Ed (Barbara) and Christine (Roger) Kutz; along with many loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, November 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Cold Water Canyon Golf Course at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. An Honor Guard ceremony will take place at 11:30 with lunch to follow.

The family would like to thank SSM Health at Home Hospice for their guidance and support. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Jeff’s memory to be made to the American Red Cross.