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Obituary: Esther Harvey Sieg, 81 Adair Co., KY

Esther Sieg came to Columbia, KY, after a successful Louisville, KY business career. She was owner of Harvey Realty in Louisville; for being the First Female President of an Insurance Company in Kentucky, she was named to Who's Who in Kentucky. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Visitation and funeral service will be in Columbia; committal service will be in her native Jefferson Co., KY

Esther Harvey Sieg, 81, Columbia, KY, died Monday, February 15, 2010, at 3:15pmCT, at her home.

The funeral service will be Thursday, February 18, 2010, at 9amCT, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Father Kevin Bryan officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, after 4pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. A committal service will be held Friday, February 19, 2010, at 10amET/9amCT, at Resthaven Park, 4400 Bardstown RD, Louisville, KY.

Esther Harvey Sieg, 81, Adair Co., KY (1928-2010)

She was born in Jefferson Co., KY on Wednesday, April 26, 1928, and died Monday, February 15, 2010, in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 81 years, 10 months, and 12 days.

She was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Columbia, KY.

She was owner of, and broker for Harvey Realty in Louisville, KY, for many years. She was in Kentucky's Who's Who as the first female president of an insurance company in Kentucky and was a Kentucky Colonel.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Darrell C. Harvey, in 1974.

She is survived by her husband Russell Sieg, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One daughter: Glenda Harvey, Columbia, KY

  • Three step-children: Leslie, Karen, and Russell Sieg, Jr.

  • Three grandchildren: Michael Lee, Darren Geitz, and Amanda Barksdale

  • And two great grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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