Jan. 9, 1928 - Feb. 19, 2013
Gail DeForrest Sigmund, 85, died February 19, 2013 at his home in Klamath Falls. Gail was born January 9, 1928, in Hettinger, North Dakota to Jacob & Ethel Kammerdeiner Sigmund. His family lived there until he was 9 when they moved to Bend, Oregon. At the age of 18, Gail joined the Army Air Corp. He married his loving wife Marilyn Hanshew on December 26, 1950 in Bend Oregon. In 1959 they moved to Klamath falls where they raised a family of 3 boys and 1 girl. Gail will be remembered most by his gentleness and kindness. His favorite activities were family reunions, writing poetry and playing cards and board games. Gail enjoyed fishing, playing golf and he sang in a Barber Shop Quartet.
Gail is survived by his loving wife Marilyn, sister Donna Hull of Bend, OR, children Randall Sigmund of Henderson, NV, Robert Sigmund of Redmond, OR, Jennifer Gribling-Brown of Bend, OR and Nicholas Sigmund of Klamath Falls, OR, 17 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren as well as multiple nieces and nephews. Gail and his sister were the only surviving children of Jacob and Ethel.