Enumclaw resident Albert “Obbie” Siskar died Sept. 7, 2015. He was 89.
He was born April 13, 1926, in Enumclaw. He was a logger for Ballestrasse Logging for 30 years and also was a farmer, raising cattle and teaching his grandsons how to farm and take care of cattle. He loved to hunt, hike and cook. He loved sports, especially the Mariners and Seahawks, enjoyed a beautiful garden and enjoyed playing cards at the Enumclaw Sales Barn every Saturday.
He is survived by son Leeroy Courville Jr. of Auburn; daughters Barb Courville, Annie Moses and Shirley Taylor, all of Auburn; sisters Rose Krainick of Enumclaw and Anne Goodfellow of Kent; and three grandchildren.
Visitation was Sept. 10 at Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home and a funeral service took place Friday, Sept. 11, at the Muckleshoot Shaker Church in Auburn with burial at Courville Cemetery.
All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.
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