Ebby

Elizabeth Ann (Ebby) Ziegler

Elizabeth Ann (Ebby) Ziegler passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at her home in Yankton, SD after a short bout with cancer. Her burial service will be held on September 10, 2022 at 11am at the Bloomfield Cemetery. A lunch will follow at the Community Center. 

Ebby was the youngest of 11 children, born on January 31, 1947 to Arthur and Cassie (Eggen) Ziegler. She was baptized and confirmed at the Center Congregational Church in Center, NE. She attended school in Center, NE and graduated from Creighton High School in 1965.

On August 18, 1969, she started working as a reservation clerk for Alaska Airlines in Fairbanks, AK. She also worked in Seattle, WA and Phoenix, AZ before retiring on February 16, 1996. She moved back to Nebraska to be closer to family and worked for 14 years at MG Walbaum Co. She hosted many family gatherings, enjoyed attending sporting events for nieces and nephews and working in her shop on woodworking projects and crafts. Family was always her main focus.

Ebby is survived by her partner, Vicki Wickstrom, and two brothers, Jerry (Sandy) Ziegler of Bloomfield, NE and Hiene (Helene) Ziegler of Sunnyside, WA plus many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Darrell (Dorene) Ziegler, Bob Ziegler and Vernon (Dorothy) Ziegler and sisters Peggy (Eugene) Erbst, Jean (Garron) Schmeckpeper, Caryl (Wes) Mach, Sharon (Larry) Hendrix and Marilyn Hazelwood along with a number of nieces and nephews.

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