John Ziegler

John Ziegler

John W. Ziegler, age 75 of Milaca, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Ecumen Health Services in North Branch.
John William Ziegler was born June 30, 1938 to Clem and Margaret (Sippel) Ziegler in Easton. He graduated from Delavan High School. He was united in marriage to LaVon Alich on Nov. 4, 1966 in South Dakota.
John owned a shoe repair shop, worked for Crystal Cabinets, and drove bus for Sues Bus Service. He also farmed for many years in the Milaca area. John was a proud Army veteran. He was an avid fan of local and NASCAR racing. He also enjoyed snowmobiling, spending time with family, friends, and his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, LaVon; sons Adam Ziegler (Vickie Love) of Sonora, Ken. and Aaron Ziegler (Laura Charchian) of Elk River; grandchildren Katie Ziegler, Jack Ziegler, Julia Ziegler, Grayson Ziegler, and Elizabeth Ziegler; sisters Rosemary Larson of Rochester and Jean Miller of Brooklyn Center; brothers Ed (Betty) Ziegler of Delavan and Tony (Peggy) Ziegler of Easton; many nieces, nephews, countless other relatives and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joe; and sister, Helen.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 1 at the Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca with Rev. Joe Boeringa officiating. Military honors were provided by Hansen-Hayes American Legion Post #178 & Siemers-Hakes VFW Post #10794.

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