James W. Sievwright, 80, formerly of 3291 Orchid Lane, died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wisconsin Veterans Home Chapel in King. Burial will take place at a later date.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the services at the Veterans Chapel.
Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Mr. Sievwright was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Harry and Ruth (Fulton) Sievwright. He graduated from Emerson High School.
He entered the National Guard on Feb. 1, 1940, in Stevens Point, serving as a sergeant with Battery D, 120th Field Artillery. He was discharged Sept. 28, 1940.
He entered the U.S. Army on Sept. 30, 1944, in Milwaukee and served as a Tech 5 in the Recovered Personnel Division under General MacArthur. He served in Luzon. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic/Pacific Theater Medal and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon. He was honorably discharged on Feb. 20, 1946, at Camp McCoy.
He was married to Virginia Weaver on July 3, 1940, at St. Stephen Catholic Church. She survives.
He was employed at Worzalla Publishing Co. for 25 years, retiring as vice president of finance in 1985.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1170 and St. Stephen’s Holy Name Society.
Other survivors include two daughters, Donna (Victor) Getzloff and Mary Loomis, both of Mooresville, N.C.; three sons, Thomas (Dorit), Plover, Douglas (Elizabeth), Milladore, and Jerry, Nelsonville; four brothers, John (Grace), Madison, Robert (Adeline), Oakland, Calif., Earle (Elizabeth), Stevens Point, and Harry, King; three sisters, Hazel Nix, King, Margie Sievwright and Ruth Sievwright, both of Stevens Point; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one sister and one grandson.