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Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
Saturday May 14th, 2016
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
Sunday May 15th, 2016
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Ceremony

Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
Sunday May 15th, 2016

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Thelma Opal Ziegler

Thelma Opal Ziegler, 96 years young, of Hillham, Indiana entered into eternal rest on May 9th, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society - Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.

She was born on November 25th, 1919 in Dubois County, Indiana to Delbert and Mary Icely (Harris) Qualkenbush.

Thelma married Arven W. Ziegler on September 24th, 1936 and he preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, (5) Brothers – Maurice, Clyde, Gene, Gary Qualkenbush and Ronald Qualkenbush in infancy; (6) Sisters – Ruth Walls, Marie Stroud, Bernice Chastain, Delores Qualkenbush, Wanita Moffatt and Elsie Qualkenbush in infancy; (1) Son –in-law – Frank Potts and (1) Step-Grandson – Ricky Nicholson

She was a homemaker.

Thelma is survived by:

(2) Sons Lonnie Ziegler Glen St. Mary, Florida
Terry Ziegler Jasper, Indiana

(2) Daughters Janet Nicholson (Dean) Hillham, Indiana
Gloria Potts Jasper, Indiana

(5) Grandchildren Jeff Potts, Joni Knies, Jami Gress (Ken), Jannay Brames (Nick), Autumn Ziegler

(4) Great-Grandchildren Shayn and Paige Knies and Conner and Cody Gress

The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 15th, 2016 by Pastor John Moffatt. Burial will follow at the Crystal Cemetery in Crystal, Indiana.

Friends may call on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel from 3-8 p.m. and again on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Crystal Cemetery Fund, 9097 North 900 East, Dubois, Indiana 47527.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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Janet, Gloria, Jannay, and your family you are in my thoughts and prayers for the loss of your mother and grandmother.

Mary Bradley May 15 2016 12:00 AM

To the Ziegler family. --  my condolences in the passing of your mother. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

Delphine Neukam of Indianapolis , formerly of Irvine, CA. --  an old Crystal neighbor

Delphine Neukam May 12 2016 12:00 AM