Friday, December 9th, 2011
Dr. Kenneth H. Ziegenbusch, M.D., 84, Celina, died at 7 p.m. Dec. 6, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Dec. 18, 1926, to Henry and Emma Bergman Ziegenbusch. On June 2, 1956 he married Kitty-Hunt Jones, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Karen ( Kevin ) Gardner, Lewisburg, Pa.; Kenneth (Kelly) Ziegenbusch Jr., Sugarcreek; and Krista H. Ziegenbusch, Springfield, and six grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Elwood Ziegenbusch; two sisters, Evelyn Ziegenbusch and Velma Schlater; a sister-in-law, Ursula Ziegenbusch; and a brother-in-law Ben Schlater.
He graduated from Minster High School in 1944 and served in the Army Occupational Forces during World War II. He graduated from Bowling Green State University and received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1955.
He practiced in New Bremen from 1957 until 1964 and then became a radiologist for several local hospitals before retiring from West Ohio X-ray in 1989. He was emeritus in the State of Ohio.
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, V.F.W. Post 6432, Minster, and a Life Member of the American Medical Association.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Kenneth Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow in German-Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, and before 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Bremen Historic Association and CALL Food Pantry in Celina.
Condolences may be made at www.LHDfuneralhome.com.