Edward Reed Ziegler, 69, entered the Lord's hands on June 26, 2012 in Wimberley, Texas. Funeral services will be on July 3 at Thomason Funeral Home, Wimberley. Viewing will be at 10 AM with services at 11 AM. Burial will be at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas at 2 PM.
Ed was born on November 14, 1942 in Altoona, PA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo E. and Elizabeth Ziegler. Survivors include his wife and best friend, Wally Ziegler of Wimberley, Texas, his daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and John Brabb, Austin, Texas, son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Katy Ziegler, Spring, Texas, step-mother, Betty Ziegler, El Paso, Texas, sister Mary Beth Ziegler, Frisco Colorado, brother, Tom Ziegler, El Paso, Texas, 4 grandchildren, Andy and Cece Brabb, Edward and Amelia Ziegler, and numerous other family and friends. Ed was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend. He will be deeply missed.
Ed graduated from Austin High School in El Paso, TX. He received his Bachelors in Business Administration degree from Texas Western College and Juris Doctorate from The University of New Mexico. Ed served in the United States Navy from 1960 to 1962 and the United States Army JAG Corps from 1972 to 1992.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans (DAV).