In loving memory of

Nancy C. Zeigler
July 13, 1945 - December 24, 2018

A celebration of life service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. Inurnment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at the church on Saturday.

Nancy C. Zeigler was born July 13, 1945, the daughter of James Thomas and Leona (Wittfoth) Ring. She was a 1963 graduate of Sherburn High School in Sherburn, MN and a 1964 graduate of Bethesda Lutheran Hospital School of Practical Nursing in St. Paul, MN.

Nancy worked in med-surgery at Bethesda Lutheran Hospital for a couple of years, and she spent a short period of time in telephone repair for Western Electric in Seattle, WA. On March 22, 1968, Nancy was united in marriage to William Zeigler in Dunnell, MN and shortly thereafter, the newlyweds moved to Emmetsburg, IA. Nancy worked at the Palo Alto County Hospital, Lakeside Lutheran Home, Parc Hall and retired from the Family Practice Clinic in Emmetsburg in 2007.

Nancy loved reading, sewing and baking - she always had treats around. She enjoyed taking care of her flowers, but more than anything, she loved her family and they always came first.

On Monday, December 24, 2018, Nancy passed away at the Emmetsburg Care Center.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Bill of fifty years; children: Bill Zeigler and his wife, Chris of Rosemount, MN and their children: Zach and Cody; Barb and her husband, Dave Mosloski of Fairmont, MN and their children: Scott, Ashlyn, Joe, Tucker, Jennifer and Mya; Bob Zeigler and his wife, Carrie of Mt. Zion, IL and their children: Madison and P.J. and Brandon Zeigler of Coralville, IA; sister, Jan Ring of Woodbury, MN; two brothers: Jim Ring and his wife, Mandy of Jackson, MN and their children: Matt and Karla and Rick Ring and his wife, Barb of Welcome, MN and their two children: Brian and Brent.

She was preceded in death by her parents: James and Leona Ring.


Lori Hunter wrote on Dec 27, 2018:

"So sorry to hear. Sympathy to you, Bill and family. Remember working with Nancy at the hospital many years ago. Lori and Mark Hunter"

Maureen Reeves Horsley wrote on Dec 27, 2018:

"Bill n family.. So very sorry! Life is way too short! Really enjoyed her views n connections. May God hold you close during these very difficult times."

Tina Duis wrote on Dec 27, 2018:

"I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for all of the family. She was such a warm and kind woman. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you comfort at this point in time. "

Jean Eichmeier wrote on Dec 27, 2018:

"Dear Zeigler family. I am so sorry for you in learning of Nancy?s death. She was a wonderful woman and it was my good fortune to have known her as a friend and coworker. She was very proud of her family."

Dave and Judy Nixon wrote on Dec 26, 2018:

"Condolences to all of Nancy's family. She was a devoted career nurse. So enjoyed her Facebook friendship; she was so smart and funny. Sincere sympathy to all of you. With love, Judy and Dave Nixon"

Nancy Wentzel wrote on Dec 26, 2018:

"I was so sorry to hear about Nancy. We shared the same birthday, and we always thought it was fun. Heaven has gained a wonderful lady. Nancy Wentzel"

Kaye Perry and Willie Pico wrote on Dec 26, 2018:

"Bill, my sincerest sympathy to you and your family. I had no idea she was so sick. I'm so very sorry, she was so nice. We always talked in the grocery store and Dollar General. We will be in Minneapolis having Christmas this weekend so won't make it to her service, but will be there in spirit. "

Pamela Smith wrote on Dec 26, 2018:

"Bill and Family - I am so sorry for your loss! Although I had moved away, I so enjoyed Nancy via Facebook - her humor, intelligence, kindness, caring, and desire to see us create a better world. She will be missed "

Danita O'Leary wrote on Dec 26, 2018:

"Bill & Family - So sorry to hear about Nancy. My sympathy to all of you."

Velma Johnson wrote on Dec 26, 2018:

"Bill & family, Was sorry to hear about Nancy. She was such a quiet speaking, but friendly lady. Try to remember the good times. Rest in peace, my friend."