Robert L. Ziegler
Robert L. "Bob" Ziegler, age 86 of Albany, IL passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at his home. In following Bob's wishes cremation rites will be accorded. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Church, Fulton. A Mass will begin at 11:00 AM. A luncheon will follow the Mass in the church hall with burial to follow at St. Boniface Cemetery, Clinton. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Bob was born in Luana, Iowa on June 21, 1933, the son of George and Clara (Nelson) Ziegler. He attended Fulton Schools. Bob married Carolyn Mills on March 6, 1954 at St. Irenaeus Church in Clinton. Bob was an iron worker with Local #111, Rock Island, IL, retiring in 1998. He was a veteran of the US Army serving from 1953 - 1955. Bob was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, working in his garden and his garage making many items. He followed the Green Bay packers and loved to watch Gunsmoke and Bonanza.

Bob is survived by 4 children; Michael (Donna) Ziegler, Kathleen (Peter) Carlson, Christine (Lyle) Buis, and Stephen (Renoo) Ziegler; 7 grandchildren, Justin, Kim, Jeff, Kelly, Curt, Chad and Derek; 8 great grandchildren, Blake, Chance, Ava, Kloee, Seth, Emma, Ruby and Logan and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, George and 2 sisters, Carol Damhoff and Jeri Klavenga. Memorials may be made to the Pregnancy Crisis Center. Online condolences may be left at
Published on December 3, 2019


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Kathleen Harrison
Dec 07, 2019
Carolyn and Family, It seems so unfair to lose such a faithful partner and parent. Bob’s goodness has earned him eternal life without suffering,. I am sorry that he is no longer here to enjoy life with you.