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Glenn Bradley Ziegler

July 14, 1960 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 60)


Glenn Bradley Ziegler, 60, passed suddenly in his home peaceful with his dog at his side in his favorite recliner on Monday, November 16th, 2020.  

Glenn was born in Alton, Illinois on July 14, 1960 to Gene and Elizabeth (Betty Berkel) Ziegler.  He graduated from Springfield High School in Springfield, Illinois, and then went on to York College, in York Nebraska as well as Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas.  He attended Sunset School of Preaching in Lubbock, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Ashford University, and was working on his Masters degree.  He was a member of the Alpha Lambda chapter.  He was a jack of all trades having worked with the USPS, Hardees, Majestic Star Casino, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, and as a minister at Kemp Church of Christ and associate minister at Merrillville Christian Church.  

He was most recently a beloved member of the North Indiana Church of Christ  

He loved sports especially basketball, reading, singing and playing the guitar as his dad did. He loved collecting lighthouses and enjoyed Christian reading rooms. He enjoyed his grandchildren and spent many good times entertaining everyone with his jovial laugh and sense of humor. He gave the best hugs in the world and with magical hands, he would rub your shoulders and take away your stress.  He was a gentle giant of a man. 

He is survived by his wife, Rosemary (Vandam) Ziegler. He had one son, Gabriel Ziegler, and two daughters, Lydia Hood and Stephanie Ziegler. He had two stepchildren, James (Kerstin) Monbeck and Valori (Rick) Caston. Also, he had a brother, Gregory (Lisa) Ziegler and a sister, Brenda (Bob) Dwyer. He had 6 grandchildren: Gideon, Abigail, Christopher, Gwendolyn, Rebecca and Julian. He also had many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Jasmin.

Cremation has taken place.  A day of remembrance will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Castle Hill Funeral Home: 1219 Sheffield Ave, Dyer, IN  46311. Earmark your donation for Glenn Ziegler memorial.  You may also leave condolences to the family on their website:


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Arrangements Private

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