Obituary: Douglas W. Ziegler, 60, Germantown Hills

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Douglas W. Ziegler, 60, of Germantown Hills died on Friday, July 27, 2012, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Born Feb. 29, 1952, in Peoria to Carl and Geraldine Van Winkle Ziegler, he married Amy J. Robertson on Oct. 5, 2002, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving is his mother, Geraldine (Virgil) Swanson of Chillicothe; two daughters, Paige Ziegler and Laine Ziegler; two stepchildren, Katie Bielenberg and Doug Bielenberg; two grandchildren; and two brothers, Todd (Sue) Ziegler and Dan (Doris) Ziegler.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl; and his former wife, Janis Hanchett Ziegler.

He was a 1970 graduate of Richwoods High School. After a long career at Caterpillar he volunteered at OSF and was actively involved with Hooked on Fishing.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral. The Rev. Ralph J. Stanwise will officiate.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wright and Salmon Mortuary.

Private family graveside services will follow in Parkview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hooked on Fishing or P.A.R.C.

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