Walnut: - Lloyd Ziegler, 78l of 29249 1675 E. Street, Walnut, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999 at the Walnut Manor Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kasbeer Community Church, with the Rev. John Fowler, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Red Oak Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be accorded by the Walnut American Legion Post 179. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Garland Funeral Home, Walnut. A memorial has been established to the Kasbeer Community Church.

Mr. Ziegler was born Sept. 20, 1920 near Arcadia, Wis., the son of William and Esther (Lubkie) Ziegler. He married Aneta Guither on Sept. 1, 1949, at the Red Oak Church. She survives. He served more than three years in the military during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He farmed in the Walnut area for 39 years and worked part-time for the John Deere dealer in Walnut for many years. He was a member of the Kasbeer Community Church, the Farm Bureau, where he served on the board, the Red Oak Brotherhood and the Walnut American Legion Post 179.

Survivors include two daughters, Deanna Ziegler of Elk Grove Village and Twyla (Bill) Spoolstra of Elmhurst; three sons, Bryan (Sheri) Ziegler of Ottumwa, Iowa, Rowen (Annetta) Ziegler of La Harpe and Gavin Ziegler of Rock Island; three brothers, Wayne Ziegler of Valparaiso, Ind., Eldon Ziegler of Kansas City, Mo., and Linus Zigler of Kenosha, Wis.; a sister, Irene Ziegler of San Mateo, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.


(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, September 9, 1999 - Thursday, pg A2, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 




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