Katherine Ziegler 91 of Heritage Health in La Salle, formerly of Peru. Died July 28, 2015 with her family by her side.
Services will be private. Ptak Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Katherine was born March 11, 1924 inSt Louis, MO., to William and Katherine (Michel) Hense. She married Kenneth Ziegler on March 5, 1946. After 25 years of marriage Ken died at the age of 50. Katherine missed and grieved for him every day of her life. Katherine was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She was strong woman entering the workforce at age 47, working for Dr’s Rooney and Rooney as a receptionist. After her retirement Katherine walked every day rain or shine enjoying the friends she met on her travels.
Katherine is survived by 2 sons Kenneth (Cari) Ziegler of Dripping Springs, TX. Keith (Tomasita) Ziegler of Cedar Point and 1 daughter Kim (Richard) Hally of La Salle. She is survived by 6 Grandchildren Michelle (Martin) DeLaRosa, Joey (Emma) Ziegler, Kristopher Ziegler, Kylene Ziegler, Andrea Ziegler and Anna Ziegler. 2 Great Grandchildren Sophia DeLaRosa and Amelia DeLaRosa. Nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth, 2 brothers Edward and William Hense and 1 sister Marguerite (Renard) Gruner.
Memorials may directed to the donor’s favorite charity.