Margaret Helen (Poff) Siela, 72, of St. Joseph, Mo., passed away on Nov. 2, 1999, at her residence. Mrs. Siela, a homemaker, also was a secretary for Missouri Chemical, MNX, a trucking business, and for the Buchanan County sheriff's office. She also was a co-owner, with her son, Tony, in Heartland Headwear in St. Joseph, until retiring in 1997. Born in St. Joseph on Dec. 9, 1926, she was a lifelong resident of St. Joseph. Mrs. Siela was a graduate of Benton High School in St. Joseph and attended Northwest Missouri State University at Maryville. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church of St. Joseph . . .

Source: St. Joseph News-Press, 4 November 1999, p. B2