Hulda Ziegler - 1991
Hulda Stahlecker Ziegler passed away on June 14, 1991, at
Grace Manor Care Center in Burlington, where she had been a resident for the
past eight years. She was born in Yale, one June 11, 1903, to Frederick
and Jakobine Stahlecker. Frederick and Jacobine also raised four other
children: Emil, Robert, Herbert and Amanda. Hulda was raised on the
family farm north of Bethune. She was baptized in the Christian faith on
Oct 25, 1903, at Immanuel Lutheran Church and was confirmed in April 1917.
She was united in marriage to William Ziegler on May 4, 1924, at Immanuel
Lutheran Church. They lived on their farm north of Bethune until May of
1963, when they retired and moved to Burlington. Both Hulda and William
were faithful and active members of the church, Hulda having been a member of
ALCW. Five children were born to this union: Reuben, Leona, Ella,
Gladys and Narieta.
Hulda is survived by her son Rueben
and his Wilma of Broomfield; Leona Weisshaar and her husband Lee of Burlington;
Ella Pearson and her husband Gene of Riverdale MD; Gladys Stolz and her husband
Bud of Burlington; and son-in-law Keith Hines of Enid, Okla. There are also 23
grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Hulda was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her daughter, Narieta Hines;
parents Jakobine and Fredrick; and sister Amanda.
Funeral services were held on June 19, 1991 at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 10:30
a.m. with Rev. Ron Powers officiating. Song selections sung by the church
Men's Choir included Going Down the Valley and When the Roll is Called Up
Yonder. Abide with Me and Shall we Gather at the River were sung by the
congregation. Casket bearers were her grandsons: Kevin, Robin and Dawson
Weisshaar; Darwin and Sidney Stolz; and Rodney Ziegler/ Burial was in the
Immanuel Cemetery north of Bethune. Hulda also leaves a host of nieces,
nephews and friends who will all miss her greatly.