Obituary of Joyce Ziegler

Joyce Marie Ziegler, age 72, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, KS.

She was born March 10, 1946, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Joseph Marvin Taylor and Geneva Frances Hall Taylor. She graduated from Ft. Scott High School with the class of 1964.

She married William “Bill” Ziegler on August 12, 1967, in Ft. Scott. She worked for Western Insurance and later American States Insurance in Ft. Scott for many years. She then worked for Walmart briefly before working at Peerless Products her last 15 years before retirement.

Joyce enjoyed playing pool, gardening, reading novels, and baking cookies in bulk. She loved spending time with her grandkids and her cats.

Survivors include her husband Bill of the home; two children, Lisa Marie Ziegler, and Dennis Ziegler and wife Lisa, all of Ft. Scott; four grandchildren, Nakesha Young, Keagen Young, Tristen Ziegler, and Peyton Ziegler; two great-grandchildren, Kynden Miller and Kaesyn Johnson; two sisters, Leanna Taylor, Ft. Scott, and Nancy Holt and husband Kenny, Uniontown, KS; two brothers, Marvin Taylor and wife Dorothy, Ft. Scott, and Kenny Blake and wife Roann, Ft. Scott; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Taylor; and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 Thursday, November 1st, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Marmaton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 Wednesday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Lee’s Paws and Claws and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

3 thoughts on “Obituary of Joyce Ziegler”

  1. I was so sorry to learn of the passing of Joyce. She was such a sweet lady. Loved her kids and grandchildren, was thrilled to get those great grandchildren. She will be miss by all who were lucky enough to have known her.

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