BENTON -- Anita Agnes "Needy" Ziegler, 78, died May 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Sept. 21, 1927, in New Hamburg, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Cecelia Westrich Glastetter. She and Arthur L. Ziegler were married on Aug. 12, 1947, at St. Lawrence Church in New Hamburg. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church and St. Ann Sodality. Mrs. Ziegler was co-owner of Ziegler's Bestway in Benton from 1976 to 1993. She was also self-employed as a Stanley Home Product dealer for over 40 years.
Survivors include: her husband; one son, Randall Lee Ziegler of Benton; one daughter, Ada Ree Neely of Benton; five grandchildren, Jon Paul (Laura) Ziegler of Fort Irwin, Calif., Barry (Christy) Ziegler of Scott City, Brandi (Chris) Kilburn of Benton, Lee Daniel Ziegler of Benton and Anita (Dwight) Buckner of Benton; and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Vera Burger of New Hamburg; one niece and four nephews.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Benton Chapel, where parish prayers will be at 6:30 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Denis Catholic Church on Tuesday with the Rev. Normand Varone officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Denis Church Cemetery at Benton.
Memorials may be made to
American Heart Association
Memorial & Tribute Processing Center
Heartland Affiliate P.O. Box 1653
Topeka, KS 66601-1653
St. Denis School
P.O. Box 189 Benton, MO 63736