Mary Ann (Todd) Ziegler Wednesday, September 9, 1931 - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Mary Ann (Todd) Ziegler, age 85, died Thursday after a short illness. Born in Cleveland, she had lived in Canton most of her life. She was a graduate of Ursuline College, member of Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, an avid Bridge player and an excellent cook. Survived by her husband of 63 years, Jack Ziegler, daughters, Patricia (John) Streb of Canton and Susie (Greg) DeFisher of Cincinnati, son, John (Kris) Ziegler Jr. of Canton, grandchildren, Kevin (Marisa), Michael (Tiffany) and Andrew Streb, Katie, John III (Kelly) and Megan Ziegler and Nicholos Neesley, great-grandchildren, Jack, Austin, Alexis, Michael, and Mason Streb and Amelia Ziegler, and brother and sisters-in-law, Hal (Susi) Todd of Bluffton, South Carolina and Carol Todd Rose of Anderson, South Carolina. Preceded in death by her daughter, Betsy Ziegler Neesley, parents, Harold and Bernadette Todd and brothers, Chuck and Bob Todd. Family and friends will meet on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with Father Donald King as celebrant. Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home and Tuesday from 9-10 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Catholic High School Scholarship Fund or Central Catholic High School Capital Fund.

John and Kris, I am so sorry to hear of the death of your mother. It was certainly a shock to us! Our prayers are with you during this difficult time however, I pray her memories bring you tremendous joy and peace!

 

Blessings to the Ziegler family.  I knew Betsy, and she praised her parents constantly.   Mary Ann was a wonderful mother.

Mary Ann and Jack have always been "neighbors", even after I moved to Denver....they were always "neighbors" in my heart.  I have never had more wonderful friends!!   Our children and theirs grew up together.  Both Susie Z and Susie B were inseparable, and Betsy was a daily visitor to my kitchen door.  She loved making apple dumplings with me in the fall.  John loved playing "soldier" and Trish was the "mature older sister" to our kids.  I thank God for this wonderful Christian family, and for the mom who made the best chocolate cookies!!!   When I visit Canton again I hope to see all the Zieglers, and continue our lifetime friendship!!! <3

 

 

Mary Ann welcomed friends in to her life as part of her own family and made every one feel particularly special to her.  I will enjoy wonderful memories of visiting with her at family gatherings and celebrations as she sincerely cared to hear about happenings in my life, asking questions about my children and grand children, listening with such interest with those sparkling eyes, and sharing her own perspectives, a few words of wisdom, and love.   She did that with everyone!  I'll miss you Mary Ann.  My deepest sympathy to the family.