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Allen Eugene Zeigler

July 21, 1933 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Allen Eugene Zeigler, 88, of Churubusco, passed away on December 15, 2021, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City. 

He was born in Whitley County, on July 21, 1933, to the late Jesse and Lillie (Prough) Zeigler. He spent his formative years in Smith Township, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1952.

After high school, he served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954.

Allen was married to Marilyn "Jeanie" Boner at the Green Center United Methodist Church, on September 10, 1955. 

He was a lifelong farmer. He also worked for Schrader Real Estate & Auction, Dana Corporation and JI Case.

Allen was a member of Farm Bureau, Inc. and was also a 67-year member of the American Legion Post #98. He enjoyed the farm life and was active in the 4-H with his children. He also enjoyed pulling horses and ponies.

Allen is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marilyn "Jeanie" Zeigler; three daughters, Vickie (Roger) Hadley II, Pamela (Jerry) Ott and Brenda (Steve) Cormany; a sister, Joy Follis; seven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Timmy Zeigler; five sisters, May Wappes, Gerardine Growcock, Martha Wappes, Betty Crabill and Barbara Nicodemus; eight brothers, Ben, John Henry, Marshall, Lee, Clarence, Donald, Ralph and Jay.

Services will take place at Sugar Grove Church of God on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior to the service. Facebook Live will be available on the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home Facebook Page.
 
The family will also receive friends at the church, on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Burial taking place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam, Indiana.

Memorials to Sugar Grove Church of God or Whitley County 4-H.

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Services

Public Viewing
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sugar Grove Church of God
5019 East 500 South - 57
Churubusco, IN 46723

Public Viewing
Thursday
December 23, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sugar Grove Church of God
5019 East 500 South - 57
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 23, 2021

10:00 AM
Sugar Grove Church of God
5019 East 500 South - 57
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
December 23, 2021

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just West of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701

Donations

Whitley County 4-H

Sugar Grove Church of God
5019 E 500 S-57, Churubusco IN 46723

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