George E. Zieger SR

George E. Zieger SR, 71 of Hope passed away September 10, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Abilene.  He was born November 9, 1949 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Joseph and Alice (Stagge) Zieger. December 28, 1966 he was enlisted in the United States Army.  He was honorably discharged December 19, 1969.  He later served in the National Guard for 8 years.  On March 3, 1973 he was united in marriage to Helen Anderson.  She survives of the home.  George worked for ABB in Enterprise as a machinist and supervisor.  He was a chartered member of the Chapman VFW Post #10509.  George is survived by his loving wife Helen of the home.  One son, George Zieger JR and wife Gayle of Enterprise and one daughter, Raylene Cody of Overland Park, Kansas.  Five grandchildren: Ciera (Jerammie) Jones; Zana Rubin; Shilo Rubin; Megan (Dustin) Downs; Damon (Katie) Greep.  Five great-grandchildren: Tristan Cunningham; Tessa Zieger; Emily Downs; Kail Greep; Cain Greep.  Two brothers: Ray (Pam) Zieger and Gary Zieger.  Two sisters: Rose Sucher and Kate Bernhardt.  Goddaughter, Brenda Johnson and her children, Brooke Kidd, Alex Kidd and Christopher Brown.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bill, Joe Jr. and sisters, Francis Newman, Ruth Kemic and Jannett Zieger.  The family has chosen cremation.  A memorial service for George will be 10:30 A.M., Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Danner Funeral Home in Abilene.  Inurnment will follow at Henry/Cheever Cemetery near Industry.  The family suggests memorials be given to either Chapman VFW Post #10509 or to Hospice of Dickinson County.  Memorials may be dropped off or mailed to Danner Funeral Home, 501 N. Buckeye, Abilene, Kansas 67410.  Online condolences may be sent to 


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