Liz Ziegler, 62

Liz Ziegler, nee Kingery, 62, of West Bend and Key West, Fla. died on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at her home. She was born on June 30, 1950, in Stoughton to Thomas Kenneth and Frances (nee Weber) Kingery.

Liz grew up in Stoughton, attending local schools and graduating from Stoughton High School. She then went on to attend Ripon College, earning her degree in art.

Following her marriage to Bernard C. Ziegler, III on April 3, 1971, in Stoughton, the couple settled in West Bend where they raised their family. For the past 11 years, they have shared time in West Bend and Key West, Fla.

Liz was a loving wife and friend, and a devoted mother and grandmother who dedicated herself to enriching the lives of those around her. She will be greatly missed by all those who were lucky to know her.

S u r v ivo r s include her husband Bernie; three daughters Brooke (Nicholas) Novaczyk of Hubertus, Sara (Joseph) Humann of Golden Valley, Minn. and Laura (Grant) Sommer of Whitefish Bay; four grandchildren Maya and Jackson Novaczyk and Maxwell and Sydney Humann; her mother Frances Kingery; her sister Jan Beverly of Fort Mills, S.C.; and other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father and brother Mark.

The family will greet relatives and friends at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend on Sunday, Aug. 5, from 3-7 p.m. Private services will be held with interment in Washington County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials to the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.