Yvonne G. (nee: Meister) Ziegenhagen, 82, passed on Thursday March 19, 2009, at Kenosha Memorial Hospital. She was born in Oshkosh, on December 5, 1926, the daughter of Armin and Gertrude (nee: Schaufelberger) Meister. Yvonne was united in marriage to Edward R. Ziegenhagen in Racine on May 20, 1948. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and St. John’s Mission Guild.
Yvonne is survived by her children, Armin Ziegenhagen, Bruce (Barb) Ziegenhagen, Gerry (John) Alvarez, Murlyn (Jon) Rutkowski, and Robert Ziegenhagen. She is further survived by eleven grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, in 1979, two sons, Edward in 2000 and Jessie in 1986; two grandchildren, Samantha and Jason; and one brother, Armin.
Funeral services will be held at the Sturino Funeral Home on Monday March 23, 2009, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Daniel Quinn of St. John’s Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. There will be a visitation at the Sturino Funeral Home on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Lutheran School have been suggested by the family.
Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479