Lee Ziegelmann

Lee R. Ziegelmann

Thursday, September 15th, 1938 - Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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Lee R. Ziegelmann, age 81, of Janesville, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Mercy Hospital. He was born in Watertown on Sept. 15, 1938, the son of the late Elmer and Ruth (Borchardt) Ziegelmann. He was a high school graduate from Janesville High School in 1956. Lee served his country in the US Army from 1961-1963, and then moved to Janesville, Wisconsin where he resided until his death. He married Judi A. Wistenberg on March 3, 1962 and together they raised 3 children: Brad, Jeff, and Julee. Lee was employed as an engineer for the City of Janesville for 36 years. Following retirement, he and Judi were able to spend many winters in Hemphill, TX. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, and playing the slots at East Point. He was a hobbyist, and worked with model railroading and RC cars, and enjoyed archery and hunting. Lee was a long-time member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Judi; 3 children: Brad (Paula) Ziegelmann, Jeff (Amy) Ziegelmann both of Janesville, and Julee (Dustin) Ecklebarger of Milton; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren, a sister, Sandy Weber of Florida; and a brother, Kenneth (Geri) Ziegelmann of Janesville. He was preceded in death by his mother Ruth (Borchardt) Ziegelmann, father Elmer Ziegelmann, brother-in-law Dan Weber, sister Barbara Hogan and a great granddaughter, Azhara Kennicker.

A Celebration of Lee’s life will take place from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 21 S. Austin Rd. Janesville. For on-line condolences:
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    Friday, August 28th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, August 28th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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Richard, Linda Walker & Family

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Many thoughts and prayers to you, Judi. We have so many good memories of Ziggy. May God bless you and your family . With so much love.
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