Wade D. Zeigler, 98, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Ottawa Retirement Village in Ottawa.
A funeral service is planned for 10 a.m. today, April 30, 2013, at Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home in Coldwater, Kan., with the Rev. Gary Merritt presiding. Burial is expected to follow the funeral service at Crown Hill Cemetery in Coldwater.
He was born Oct. 8, 1914, in Codell, Kan., the son of Robert and Millie (McCord) Zeigler.
He was a farmer.
Wade was a longtime resident of Comanche County, Kan., moving to Ottawa, Kan., in 2000.
He graduated from Codell High School in 1932 and received a bachelorís degree in education from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan., in 1936.
Wade was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945.
He was a member of the Wilmore Federated Church in Wilmore, Kan.
Other memberships included VFW and Masonic Lodge.
He married Ernestine Hubbard June 30, 1945, in Springfield, Mo. She preceded him in death Aug. 20, 2005.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Beau Zeigler, Keith Zeigler and R.J. Zeigler.
Survivors include two daughters, Trean Sinclair and husband, Wilford, Osawatomie, Kan., and Jadeen Cook and husband, Jim, Parsons, Kan.; one son, Zearl Zeigler, Hays; grandchildren, Richard and Edie Sinclair, Anne and Danny Vealey, Julie and Galen Uhlich, Ellen and Mike Webber, Corey and Joseph Stewart, and Dennis Cook; and great-grandchildren, Lindsay, Chance, Katie, Caroline, Lindsey, Curtis, Ritchie, Andy and Abby.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Wilmore Community Center or Wilmore Federated Church through Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home, P.O. Box 417, Coldwater KS 67029.