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Roberta O. Ziegler
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1937
Death: Nov. 5, 1959
Cook County
Illinois, USA

OBITUARY:
1959-11-09
Chicago Tribune (IL)

ZIEGLER

Edition: Chicago Tribune

Roberta and Wayne Ziegler suddenly, of 11918 Forest View land Palos Park, Ill., beloved daughter and son of Norman A. and Theresa, nee Custer; loving granddaughter and grandson of Anton M. and Helen Ziegler and Harry and the late Selma Custer. Services Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1:30 p.m., at funeral home, 5112 S. Western avenue. Interment Evergreen Park cemetery. PRospect 8-0700.

Copyright 1959, Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint, contact Chicago Tribune.
Record Number: 19591109dn144

CAUSE OF DEATH:
Injuries from a car accident. On Nov. 5, 1959, Wayne, Roberta (sibling), and Dad (Norman) were hit head-on near Palos Park by a Vero-Lite Candle truck. The impact then caused Zielger's car to crash into a third vehicle driven by Glenn Maddock. In 1961, Norman Ziegler accepted a settlement of $91,150 dollars for the deaths of his children and his injuries. The settlement was divided as follows: $47,150 for Norman's right leg & left arm fractures and $22,000 for each child.

SOURCES:
11-09-1959 Chicago Tribune Obituary - Ziegler
02-03-1961 Chicago Tribune - "Father Given $91,150 In Death of 2, His Injury" 
 
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 Parents:
  Norman A. Ziegler (1916 - 1981)
  Theresa H. Custer Ziegler (1915 - 2000)
 
 Sibling:
  Roberta O. Ziegler (1937 - 1959)
  Wayne N. Ziegler (1944 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN LOVING MEMORY
DAUGHTER
ROBERTA O. ZIEGLER
MAR 3, 1937 - NOV 5, 1959
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery and Mausoleum
Evergreen Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section Knollwood, Part 1, Lot 143, Grave
GPS (lat/lon): 41.73693, -87.70713
 
Created by: GeneaProtector
Record added: Jan 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32615743
Roberta O. Ziegler
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