Raymond Lee Sistern

Raymond Lee Sistern

Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, USA
Death 9 Feb 1997 (aged 75)
Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Burial Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section H
Memorial ID 51951577 · View Source
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Husband of Marie Anders and Mrs. Dora Etta Davison. Son of James Sistern and Sylvia Edith Deal


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, February 13, 1997


Raymond Lee Sistern was born September 27, 1921 in Brighton, Iowa to James and Sylvia Deal Sistern. He passed away Feb. 9, 1997 at the age of 76.

Raymond served with the United States Army during World War II, receiving several medals for his honorable service.

Raymond was united in marriage to Marie Anders in 1948. To this union, one son was born, Carl Wayne.

In June of 1980, Raymond married Mrs. Dora Etta Davison.

Raymond was a gentle and caring husband, father and grandfather. He most enjoyed his time spent with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, three sisters and one great-grandchild.

Raymond is survived by his wife Dora; his son, Carl Wayne Sistern of Keokuk, Iowa; two step-sons, Paul Davison of Liberty Center, and Greg Davison of Indianola, Iowa; four step-daughters, Cindy Hochart of Collins, Iowa, Pamela Jessop of Chariton, Candy Peterson of Stansberry, Missouri, and Carol Miller of Des Moines, Iowa.

He is also survived by one brother, Merle Sistern of Fort Madison, Iowa; two sisters, Ethel Brainard of Galesburg, Illinois, and Irene Cherry of Lisbon, Iowa; four grandchildren, seventeen step-grandchildren; three step-greatgrandchildren; several nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 10, 1997, at the Fielding Funeral Home with Darrell Hartsock and Pastor James Storey officiating. Burial was in the Chariton Cemetery.

Paul and Greg Davison served as bearers and Rocky Jessop was an honorary bearer. Military rites were conducted by the American Legion Carl L. Caviness Post #102 of Chariton.

Obituary courtesy of Darlene Arnold, Lucas County Genealogical Society

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