SERVICE INFORMATION FOR
Rena C Ziegler
Service: Saturday, June 7th, 2008 at 11:00A.M at Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints
Burial Location: Union Cemetery
Rena C. Ziegler, 86, of Laguna Hills, California formerly of St. Charles and Geneva passed away May 25, 2008 surrounded by her family.
She was born November 1, 1921 in Fillmore, Utah. Daughter of Elmer and Christa Bastain Carling.
On November 11, 1939 Rena married Ensign Rondo J. Law, a naval aviator from Delta, Utah. They lived at Coronado Naval Base then moved to Honolulu where Rondo was assigned to the carrier Yorktown at Pearl Harbor. Rena gave birth to their son in Hawaii. After the Yorktown sailed back to Norfolk, Virginia in the spring of 1941, Rondo was killed in a plane accident at the naval base.
Rena returned to Utah where she attended LDS Business School and Subsequently worked for Beneficial Life in Salt Lake City. There she met and married Captain Richard D. Ziegler, on leave from the United States Air Force. One June 24, 1944 they married and moved to Edmonton, Canada, where their daughter, Sue Ann was born.
After the war Rena moved with her family back to Geneva and St. Charles, Illinois where she lived for over 50 years. As a homemaker, Rena provided a very loving nurturing home life for her children, Ron and Sue Ann. She gave a lifetime of service not only to her church, community, husband and children, but certainly her beloved nine grandchildren and precious eighteen great-grandchildren. She had a special way with children and they each knew she loved them very much.
Rena believed in education and the value of knowledge and information. She was a member of P.E.O., a philanthropic educational society.
Rena was preceded in death by her parents 1954, her brother Junius, 1962 her brother Gerald, 1991 and her sister Clora Martin 2005 and her beloved husband, Richard 1993.
She is survived by her children, Ron (Marie) Ziegler of St. Charles, Il. and Sue Ann (Steven) Bullock of Laguna Hills, CA, nine grandchildren and spouses, eighteen great grandchildren, and a sister Wanda Day of Fillmore, Utah.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday June 7, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. from Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints 0n429 Old Kirk Rd Geneva, Il. 60134. Contributions may be made to the Church’s Humanitarian Aid. Arrangements by the Yurs Funeral Home Geneva 630-232-7337