William E. "Bill" Ziegler

October 26, 1959 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 60)


William E. “Bill” Ziegler, 60, of Franklin passed away in his home on July 9, 2020.

Born in Pontiac, MI. on October 26, 1959, he was the son of Sylvia Day Ziegler and the late Jerry Ziegler.

Bill was married on July 4, 2003 to the former Brenda Sharrar in Emlenton, along the Allegheny River and she survives.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is also survived by a brother Kevin Ziegler and his wife Sandy of Providence, KY

three children

Angelia Payne, Shaina Sebastian and Jerry Brendel, all of MI.

He is also survived by two step sons

Ryan Lapek and Parker Rihel

as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins and nephews.

Bill had a few cherished friends Jim & Arch Wagner, Ken Gardnier, Michael Stewart, Roy & Beth McDonald and Otto(Buster) Schiberl of Cooks Forest.

Bill had attended the United Brethren Church in Franklin.

He cherished his dogs Sammy and Buddy.

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials to help defray funeral expenses may be made to the Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory, 116 Bissell Ave. Oil City, PA. 16301

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

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