Arthea Ziegler

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SUMMERVILLE, Ga. — Arthea G. 'Kitty' Ziegler, age 77, of Summerville, GA and formerly of Wapak, died 1:35 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Redmond Regional Hospital. She was born April 26, 1937 in Lima to the late Arthur Monroe and Grace Davidson Bowersock. She is preceded in death by 3 husbands Gordon Rick, Bob Wells and Jan Ziegler.

Kitty had been a bookkeeper and owner of the family business Ziegler Brothers. She previously worked for General Industries and Gaston & Brunk. She attended North Summerville Baptist Church and was a former member of Waynesfield United Methodist Church.

Survivors include 4 children: Gordon G. (May) Rick of Fountain, CO, Marie Jill Rick of Wapak, Susan Ann (Tim) Sidener of Summerville, GA and Teresa (Gilbert) Coon of Wapak, 7 grandchildren: Jordan (Kirsten) Rick, Samantha (Aaron) Rowland, Ginger (Josh) Dunklee, Laura (George) Marus, Dustin Coon, Dylan Coon and Matthew (Destiny) Sidener, 5 great grandchildren: Lucas Dunklee, Emily Dunklee, Aria Rick, TJ Marus and Addison Grace Rowland and a brother Tom (Nancy) Bowersock of Granville, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by a brother Lt. Col. Kingston (Odessa) Winget.

The family will receive friends 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday July 11 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.

The funeral service will begin 10:00 a.m., Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. Donald Smith officiating and burial will follow in Willow Branch Cemetery, near Waynesfield.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Auglaize County Humane Society and online condolences may be shared at

Funeral Home
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home
313 W. Main St. Cridersville, OH 45806
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Lima News from July 3 to July 4, 2014