Tuesday, July 31st, 2007
Lowell E. Ziegenbusch, 66, 529 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 1:50 a.m. July 30, 2007, at the Cleveland Clinic.
He was born March 5, 1941, in New Bremen, to Elmer and Alesa Schnelle Ziegenbusch, who are deceased. On June 23, 1963, he married Barbara Cashdollar, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, John, New Bremen; a daughter, Ellen Westendorf, Centerville; a brother, Wayne (Marge), New Bremen; a mother-in-law, Margaret Cashdollar, New Bremen; and a granddaughter.
Deceased is a sister, Inez Peterson.
He was the founder of RE/Max Select in New Bremen. He served as a past president and 16-year member of the New Bremen Board of Education and was an active member of the New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation. He was a charter member and served as the first president of the New Bremen/New Knoxville Rotary Club. He was a 1959 graduate of New Bremen High School.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter's Church, New Bremen, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Burial will follow in German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the New Bremen Historic Association or the New Bremen Public Library.