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Charles H. Ziegler

d. February 3, 2011

Charles H. Ziegler



ZIEGLER, CHARLES H., 87 of Sebring, FL died peacefully, Thursday, February 3, 2011 at his Sebring residence. Charles was born in Lebanon, PA, son of the late, Paul H.and Nettie (Hibshman) Ziegler. Following high school, he worked for Bethlehem Steel prior to joining the U.S. Marine Corps, as Corporal during W.W.II. Following the war he returned to Bethlehem Steel. In 1952 he purchased, Ziegler Ice Cream from his father, retiring in 1974 and moving to Sebring. He worked for Spofford Stage for several years where he enjoyed operating a bulldozer. A 50 year member of Masonic Lodge #226, a past commander of Knights Templar #24 and York Rite Bodies, all of Lebanon, PA. His hobby was classic automobiles. Charles was a member of Sebring Church of the Brethren. He was preceded in death by a son, Randy Ziegler; brother, Caleb Ziegler and sisters, Pauline Shuey, Erma Rohrer, L. Lois Ziegler and is survived by his loving wife, Miriam W. (nee Weierbach) Ziegler, Sebring; children and their spouses, Charlene (Richard) Truex, Yardley, PA, Gary Ziegler, Orlando, FL, Charles (Jean) Ziegler, North Wales, PA, Loretta (Dr. Philip) Grossman, Coral Gables, FL and Jane Ziegler, Elizabethtown, PA; sisters, Anna Dourte, Lebanon, PA and Barbara Dennis, Texas; grandchildren, Laura Ziegler, Bryan Ziegler, Eric Grossman, Lanny Grossman and Todd Truex; two great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Grand View Memorial Park, Annville, PA.
Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.







Survived By

Miriam W. Ziegler, Wife
Charlene (Richard) Truex, Daughter
Gary Ziegler, Son
Charles (Jean) Ziegler, Son
Loretta (Dr. Philip) Grossman, Daughter
Jane Ziegler, Daughter
Anna Dourte, Sister
Barbara Dennis, Sister
Laura Ziegler Granddaughter
Bryan Ziegler, Grandson
Eric Grossman, Grandson
Lanny Grossman, Grandson
Todd Truex. Grandson
Two great grandchildren

Preceded In Death By

Paul H. Ziegler, Father
Nettie (Hibshman) Ziegler, Mother
Randy Ziegler, Son
Caleb Ziegler, Brother
Pauline Shuey, Sister
Erma Rohrer, Sister
L. Lois Ziegler, Sister
Eva Mamozic, Sister

Facts

Place of Birth: Lebanon, PA
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
Date of Death: February 3, 2011
Occupation: Retired Ziegler Ice Cream
Opperated Bulldozer
for Spofford Stage
Organizations:Masonic Lodge #226
Knights Templar #24
York Rite Bodies
Sebring Church of the Brethren

02/05/2011 - Dick and Rita Kersker
Miriam and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Miriam keep in touch. Love Rita

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02/06/2011 - Donna Rehrig Tomlinson & Scott Gwynn
I was so sorry to hear of Charlie's death. I have so many fond memories of Charlie and the whole Ziegler family. Scott and I will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Loretta please email me when you can. I would love to talk to you.
Sincerely, Donna & Scott

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02/06/2011 - Gypsy Dolores Sweda
We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Paul and Gypsy Dolores Sweda

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02/06/2011 - Elizabeth Diebus
Will miss you dearly. I will always remember being bounced on your knee when I was 8 years old.

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02/11/2011 - Karen Peavy
From one Taurus to another Taurus

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02/20/2011 - Charlene Truex
Hi Daddy, It's Sunday night--our very special time to chat. . . I miss you so much but I remember what you told me--celebrate your life. You gave us so many wonderful memories--thank you. I love you, Daddy. Charlene

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02/23/2011 - Loretta Ziegler Grossman
with all my LOVE

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02/28/2011 - Viginia Ziegler-Levin
CH was an amazing man, he had the upmost morals and standards, raised his children right with MZ and lived his life clean and right. Very honest and hard working man. Rest in Peace, CH.

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05/08/2011 - Cheryl Eckert Gross
I was so sorry to see that your Dad passed away. He was such a good guy ! I would have liked to be at the service but we were on vacation. Charlene, I have been trying to find you for years ! Would love to see you. If you read this, please send me an e-mail. Again I am so sorry to hear this. Hi to everyone.
Cheryl Eckert Gross

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