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Mary Zeigler Obituary
Mary E. "Beth" Zeigler, 95

Mary E. "Beth" Zeigler, 95, of Rensselaer passed away Sunday December 30, 2012, at the Jasper County Hospital AlternaCare.

Beth was born on April 1, 1917, in Mt. Ayr, IN to the late Jay and Nelle (Parker) Miller. Beth has been a lifetime resident of the Jasper/Newton County area.

On January 6, 1936, in Rensselaer Beth married Grant N. Zeigler. He preceded her in death on May 22, 1992. Beth was a graduate of Mt. Ayr High School class of 1935. Beth was a devoted wife and a loving mother. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Beth is survived by a daughter, Janice (Jack) Eldridge, of Rensselaer; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; a niece; and nephew.

Beth is preceded in death by her parents, Jay and Nelle (Parker) Miller; her beloved husband, Grant N. Zeigler; one daughter, Mary Jo Rooksby; one sister, Edna Nelson; and one brother, Jay Miller Jr.

Friends may call at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer on Wednesday January 2, 2013 from 9 to 11 a.m. with funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer. Per Beth's wishes cremation will take place with a private graveside service at Weston Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church and/or Jasper County Hospital AlternaCare.

Online condolences may be made at

Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 30 to Dec. 31, 2012
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