Opal Louise Brown Ziegler

Birth
Corvallis, Ravalli County, Montana, USA
Death 1 Mar 2020 (aged 87)
Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 220010208 · View Source
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OBITUARY

Louise, 87, of Paradise Valley transitioned peacefully at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, March 1, 2020, surrounded by family as she gave up her spirit to be with the Lord. She is survived by her daughters Madelon Renee Allen and Sherry Lynn Ponzi, son and daughter-in-law Bryan Allen Ziegler and Vicki Lynn Ziegler, eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Louise fought the good fight knowing “to live is Christ and to die is gain” (Php. 1:21). Louise was born April 19, 1932 in Corvallis, Montana to James Lafayette Brown and Mina Cathrine Doyle. She grew up in Montana and in her early teens the Brown’s moved to Phoenix where she met the one true love of her life, Albert, and married him on November 13, 1949 in Salome, Arizona. She & her husband started Al Ziegler Construction Inc. and together they became one of the largest companies in Phoenix during the 50’s & 60’s. Aside from being a wife and mother, Opal was a talented artist, poet and as her grandchildren will tell you, a gifted storyteller. She enjoyed the many road trips she and Al took their children and grandchildren on throughout their life together as well as time spent at summer homes in Traverse City, MI, San Diego, CA & Pinetop, AZ. Their greatest joy was their family and spending time together. Louise had a quiet unwavering faith and it was that faith that led her children to their own unique journeys to God. Many would tell you that her smile could instantly light up a room and her kindness toward strangers could light up their hearts. Louise may have exhausted her body but her legacy will live on in the hearts of her family for all time. We rejoice that not only is she with the Lord, but joined again with her husband and our dad, Albert.


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  • Created by: Kevin Scott Call
  • Added: 20 Dec 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 220010208
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Opal Louise Brown Ziegler (19 Apr 1932–1 Mar 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 220010208, citing Paradise Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Scott Call (contributor 49827322) .