Julius S. “Jute” Siko

March 11, 1926 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 95)


Julius S. “Jute” Siko, 95, of Latrobe, died Nov. 7, 2021, at Loyalhanna Care Center.  He was born Mar. 11, 1926, in Latrobe, to the late Julius J. Siko and Theresa E. (Droske) Siko Puskar.  Julius served in the Air Force and was a member of the Lloydsville Volunteer Fire Department and American Legion Post #158.  Prior to his retirement he was a bricklayer.  He was an avid hunter, fisherman, golfer and bowler.  He was a member of St. Vincent Basilica Parish where he was an usher for many years.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his only son, Stephen J. Siko, who passed away Feb. 25, 1991, as a result of a SCUD Missile attack in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, while he was serving with the U.S. Army Reserve 14th Quartermaster Water Purification group; a sister, Mary Ann Owen of Texas and a brother, Robert Siko of Latrobe.  Julius is survived by a grandson Stephen “Jake” Siko and his wife Kayla of Greensburg and Three great grandchildren Stephen, Landon and Madelynn; two sisters Rita Stauffer of Latrobe and Jane Lindle of Texas; as well as several nieces and nephews.  The family would like to extend a very special thank you to everyone at Loyalhanna Care Center and the hospice nurses who took such loving care of Julius.  Services and interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Latrobe will be private.  Frederick Funeral Home, Inc., 1543 Ligonier St, Latrobe, PA 15650 entrusted with arrangements.

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St. Mary Cemetery
Garfield Road
Latrobe, PA 15650

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