Obituary of Leonard Carlos Ziegler
Leonard Carlos Ziegler, 87, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at his home in Pottstown, PA, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Barbara L. (Hildenbrand) Ziegler with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.
Born in Pottstown, PA, on December 27, 1931, Carlos was the son of the late Leonard and Pauline (Perz) Ziegler.
Carlos worked for 26 years for Bethlehem Steel and then retired in 1993 from Kellogg’s, formerly known as Mrs. Smith’s Pies. He enjoyed coaching Little League Baseball for a number of years, cheering on the Phillies, and watching NASCAR. His greatest enjoyment in life came from spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Faith J. LaRosse, wife of Kevin, Stowe, PA; Dennis K. Ziegler, Pottstown, PA; and David A. Ziegler, Pottstown, PA; his grandchildren, Maygon, Joshua, Lakyn, and Samantha; and his great-grandchildren, Ashton, Giada, Nora, Colton, and Fiona.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his infant sister, Beverly Grace Ziegler.
A viewing will take place on Thursday, September 26, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at New Hanover Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carlos’ memory to Zion’s United Church of Christ, 209 Chestnut St., Pottstown, PA 19464 or to the Alzheimer’s Association at https://www.alz.org. Online condolences may be made to the family at http://www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com.