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April 28, 1929 – Thursday, May 12, 2016

Service Information
Zion Lutheran Church – Buffalo
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
11:00 a.m.

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel – Buffalo, MN
Monday, May 16, 2016
4-8 p.m. and one hour before

Ziegler, Idella (nee Baumgartner), age 87 of Monticello and formerly Buffalo passed away May 12, 2016. She was born in Hewitt, Minnesota on April 28, 1929. She attended school in Hewitt, St. Cloud and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a teaching degree. She married David John Ziegler and raised her family of 4 children. Idella was involved in education as a teacher, elected member of the Buffalo School Board for 18 years. She served on the Minnesota State School Board Association for 14 years. Idella was preceded in death by her husband David, parents Bert and Mabel Baumgartner, sisters Irene Borchers, Ruby Rogde and son Robert Ziegler. She is survived by siblings Verna (Al) Braga and Ivan Baumgartner; children Lynne (John) Moriarty, Barbara (Tim) Pautz, Mark (Mary) Ziegler and Robert’s wife Cathy (Jim Thoreson) Ziegler. Grand children Megan and Kelly (Tyler Haag) Moriarty, David (Kim) and Joseph (Alexia) Pautz, Jack, Franny and Carl Ziegler, Gretchen and Emily Ziegler. Great-grandchildren Tanner and Corbin Pautz, Jack Haag; also many cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Memorials are preferred to Minnesota Life College and Zion Lutheran Church.

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