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Robert Lee Ziegler - 86

6/21/1933 - 11/19/2019

Albany, IL

Robert L. “Bob” Ziegler, age 86 of Albany, IL passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at his home.  In following Bob’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Church, Fulton.  A Mass will begin at 11:00 AM.  A luncheon will follow the Mass in the church hall with burial to follow at St. Boniface Cemetery, Clinton.  The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

 

     Bob was born in Luana, Iowa on June 21, 1933, the son of George and Clara (Nelson) Ziegler.  He attended Fulton Schools.  Bob married Carolyn Mills on March 6, 1954 at St. Irenaeus Church in Clinton. Bob was an iron worker with Local #111, Rock Island, IL, retiring in 1998.  He was a veteran of the US Army serving from 1953 – 1955.  Bob was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, working in his garden and his garage making many items.  He followed the Green Bay packers and loved to watch Gunsmoke and Bonanza.

 

     Bob is survived by 4 children; Michael (Donna) Ziegler, Kathleen (Peter) Carlson, Christine (Lyle) Buis, and Stephen (Renoo) Ziegler; 7 grandchildren, Justin, Kim, Jeff, Kelly, Curt, Chad and Derek; 8 great grandchildren, Blake, Chance, Ava, Kloee, Seth, Emma, Ruby and Logan and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, George and 2 sisters, Carol Damhoff and Jeri Klavenga.  Memorials may be made to the Pregnancy Crisis Center.  

Gathering of Friends

In following Bob’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Church, Fulton.

Mass:

A Mass will begin at 11:00 AM. A luncheon will follow the Mass in the church hall with burial to follow at St. Boniface Cemetery, Clinton.

6 Comments

  • Mark & Sandy Hamilton

    2 weeks, 6 days ago

    We are sending sincere sympathy & prayers to the family!
    Hold on to the memories!

  • Bill & Bea Ingersoll

    2 weeks, 6 days ago

    We are thinking of all of Bob's family.  So sorry for your loss.  Hope you hold the wonderful memories of Bob in your hearts.

    Bill & Bea Ingersoll

  • Roger and Gail Drolema

    2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Carolyn and family,

    Thinking of you and hoping God wraps His arms around you at this difficult time.

    Sending  prayers to the entire family.

  • Mike and Pat Reynolds

    2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Our sympathy to the family. 

     

  • Gloria and Wilbur Stubbs

    2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Sorry for your loss. May GOD BLESS your family.

  • Irma Bland

    6 days, 9 hours ago

    So sorry for your loss, Carolyn.  My thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

     

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