Celestia Ziegler

Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Celestia Grace Ziegler, 86, of Scott City died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Nov. 21, 1918, near Commerce, Mo., daughter of August and Anna Martin LeDure. She and Theodore C. Ziegler were married March 4, 1935, at Jackson. He died March 14, 1992.

Ziegler was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and its Ladies Sodality, and VFW Auxiliary 6407.

Survivors include a son, David Ziegler of Kelso, Mo.; two daughters, Darlene Duff of Scott City, Vivian Buehrle of Ballwin, Mo.; a brother, Hugh "Bud" LeDure of Jackson; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, two daughters, two brothers, six sisters, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited at 7.

Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, with the Rev. David Coon officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.