Francis J. Sigrist (March 7, 1927 – February 7, 2010)


Francis J. Sigrist , 82 of Zanesville , OH died 1:15 PM Sunday, February 07, 2010 peacefully at his home following a long illness.

He was born Monday, March 07, 1927 in Columbus OH the son of Bernard Sigrist and Anna (Theiman) Sigrist. He was married on Wednesday, October 01, 1986 to Elizabeth “Liz” A. Schrack Sigrist .

He served in the United States Army during World War II and was a farmer, electrician, carpenter, auto mechanic and was an avid reader.

In addition to his wife of the home he is survived by three sons Steve Sigrist of Pataskala, John (Cari) Sigrist of Columbus and Bryan (Emily) Sigrist of Zanesfield; Three daughters Roberta (Denny) Schwab of Zanesville, Martha Kinney of Zanesville and Stefanie Sigrist of Pittsburg PA. Numerous grand & great grandchildren. Preceded in death in adddition to his parents were two sons James Daniel Sigrist and Paul Jospeh Sigrist.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 11am to 1pm on Wednesday Feb. 10th with Funeral Service to immediately follow at 1pm with Fr. Jordan Turano, O.P. officiating. Burial with Military honors will conclude in the Mount Calvary Cemetery Zanesville OH .

Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit