Carolyn A. Ziegelmann

March 11, 1944 - March 21, 2008

Carolyn A. Ziegelmann, 64, of the town of Vernon, died Friday, March 21, 2008, at her home with her family by her side. She was born March 11, 1944, in Chattanooga, Tenn., the daughter of Harry and Ruby (nee Berg) Butterfield.

Carolyn graduated from Waukesha South High School in 1962 and later married Melvin Ziegelmann on April 4, 1964, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Waukesha. She was employed as a bookkeeper for Holsom Foods for many years, and most recently at B&M Auto sales until her retirement in 1994. She enjoyed riding motorcycles, especially their Harley.

Carolyn will be sadly missed by her husband, Mel, of the town of Vernon; her daughter, Lori (Dan) La Paz of Ixonia; her son, Brian (Doreen) Ziegelmann of Oconomowoc; two grandchildren, Benjamin and Samuel La Paz; two sisters, Peggy Butterfield and Patti Fries, both of Tucson, Ariz.; nieces, Mickey Staska of Denver and Linda Kane of Tucson, Ariz.; nephews, James Staska, Jr. of Minnesota and Wayne Culver of Tucson, Ariz., and Mike Culver, Jr. of Waukesha; and her special friends, Julieann Pauley and Diane Tompkins, both of Waukesha.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Humphreys will preside. Private interment will be held at a later date at Concord Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Rolland Nelson Crossroads Hospice, 1020 E. James Drive, Suite E, Hartland, WI 53029.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.