Gary R. Ziegler Gary R. Ziegler

Gary R. Ziegler, 73 of Bethlehem, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at home. He was the loving husband of Nancy L. (Mitman) Ziegler. They were together for over 25 years and celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary in August. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Gerald E. and Elsie T. (Hacker) Ziegler. Gary worked for Mack Trucks for 30 years before retiring in 2000. He was a bartender at the Columbian home and other area establishments for many years. He enjoyed golfing, camping and had a lifetime goal to make people smile. He loved his country and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Gary is survived by his wife; daughter, Jenn A. Bailey and granddaughter, Jynada; step-daughter, Jane Rodgers and step-grandchildren, Sean and Aurora; step-son, David W. Ortwein and companion, Sierra Horn; sister, Linda M. wife of Randall Beidleman.

Calling hours: 6:00 to 8:00 pm Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 W. Highland St, Allentown.

Graveside service: 10:00 am Monday, June 11, at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1500 Airport Road, Allentown.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Gary’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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