Kartar Singh Sira

Sira, K web picNovember 1914 – August 2013

Mr. Kartar Singh Sira was born in Sidhwan Kalan, Punjab, India in November of 1914 to Bishan and Sukhdev (Panesar) Sira. He passed away at the age of 98 on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Country Villa Convalescent in Modesto. He retired as a Major from the Indian Arms Services after 35 years of service. He came to the United States 29 years ago and was a resident of Turlock.

He is preceded in death by his wife Harbans Sira in 1996. Kartar is survived by one son Amirjit Pritam Sira of Turlock; two daughters Jagwinder Mann and Gurdip Kalsi, both of Huntington Beach; seven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 1, 2013 from 12pm – 2pm at Allen Mortuary located at 247 N. Broadway in Turlock.

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