Saturday, August 21st, 2010
Thomas W. Ziegler Sr., 87, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community and formerly of Dayton and Piqua, died at 12:24 a.m. Aug. 19, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Dayton, the son of Robert and Mildred Shardelow Ziegler.
On Nov. 8, 1945, he married Karolyn Koehler, who died Feb. 7, 2008.
Surviving are two children, Thomas (Kathi) Ziegler Jr., Mechanicsburg, Pa.; and Joyce (Joel) Burke, St. Marys; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Ziegler.
He was a retired tool and die maker, a 1940 graduate of Dayton Fairview High School and a member of Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Shrine, Valley of Dayton.
Memorial graveside rites are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Park Cemetery, Dayton.
Contributions can be made to Shrine Hospital for Children in care of Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys.
Condolences can be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.