August 6, 1943 - July 17, 2012
Carl Chief/Ponch Sisco passed away of natural causes, just before turning 69, on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Terrebonne, OR. Carl was born August 6, 1943, in Astoria, OR, to Alice and Crandell Sisco. He married Susan Hennessy in February, 1964, in Hillsboro, OR.
He started Carl Sisco Trucking in 1969, and continued until retiring, and had been volunteering at St. Vincent De Paul food bank.
Carl spent his childhood traveling between Oklahoma and Arkansas until finally settling in Oregon in his teens. Carl lived in St. Helens, OR, until moving to Terrebonne in 1984.
Carl is survived by his wife, Susan; daughters, Brenda Sisco and Christine Morris; grandchildren, Kayla Griffin, Chad Griffin and Tyler Morris; great-grandchildren, Koden Griffin, Konner Vanderlind and Skyler Vanderlind; his mother, Alice Sisco; brothers, Ed Meeker (wife, Gail), Richard Sisco (wife, Judy), Larry Sisco (wife, Judy), Irvin Sisco (wife, Linda), David Sisco, and Boddie Sisco; mother-in-law, Anita Hennessy Takacs; brothers- in-law, Michael Hennessy (wife, Becky), Stephen Hennessy, Tim Hennessy (wife, Suzie), Tom Hennessy (wife, Jeanette); sister-in-law, Toni Porter and husband, Don; plus an extended beloved family of uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends too numerous to list them all.
Carl was predeceased by his father, Crandell; son, Brian Sisco; brother, Fred Sisco; sister, Charlotte Gallagher; and brother-in- law, George Kurt Hennessy.
A memorial Mass will be held Saturday, July 28, at 2 p.m., at St. Thomas Catholic Church, NW 19th and Maple Ave. in Redmond, OR. His ashes will be spread at a later date.
Autumn Funerals in Redmond assisted with preparations. 541-504-9485 for more information.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association www.mda.org
Keep on Trucking!
Carl Lee Sisco