William “Bill” Leon Ziegelbein of Lincoln, Nebraska died on August 8, 2013 near White River, South Dakota. He was born on October 29, 1968 in Central City, Nebraska to Kenneth William and Shirley Ann (Moeller) Ziegelbein. Bill attended Immanuel Lutheran School from Kindergarten through eighth grade and attended Polk High School where he graduated as Valedictorian of the class of 1987. He was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and Sunday School during those years. He played for the Nebraska Cornhuskers as a center from 1987 to 1991. He married Colleen Sue (White) Allick on May 27, 2011 in Lincoln. He worked as a mechanical engineer for Goodyear in Lincoln.
Bill is survived by his wife, Colleen of Lincoln; children, Tara, Sarah, Tony, Erin, Josiah, Hannah, Rebekah and Kalev; father, Kenneth Ziegelbein of Polk, Nebraska; brother, Lavern and Jean Marie of Union; sisters, Jean Ann and Michael Hergenroeder of Sterling, Virginia; Patricia and Robert Fuller of Dallas, Texas; Gale and Ralph Kerstens of Arlington, Texas; Karen and Bret Seipold of Hastings, Iowa; mother-in-law, Lynn White of Lincoln; sister-in-law, Lori White of Omaha; and brother-in-law, Brady White of Shenandoah, Iowa. Bill was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley and his grandparents.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Wyuka Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 S. 84th Street, Lincoln, NE
Burial will be on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Wyuka Cemetery.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be directed to the family for later designation.