William Fred Ziehr, Jr., 88 of Cisco passed away Monday October 5, 2009 at Valley View Healthcare Center . Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Friday at Redeemer Lutheran Church officiated by Reverend Richard Ziehr, assisted by Pastor Eric Stinnitte. Burial will be in Redeemer Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Kimbrough Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday 5:00-7:00 PM .
Mr. Ziehr was born in Cisco, Texas on March 24, 1921 to Emma (Medeck) and William Fred Ziehr, Sr. He married Laura Mathilda Jacob in Cisco on June 24, 1958 . H e left school at an early age to farm with his father, a vocation he continued until his retirement. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church .
He is survived by his wife, Laura Ziehr; brothers, Fred Ziehr of Cisco, Richard and Connie Ziehr of Buda, TX; nephews, Mark Ziehr of Austin, David Ziehr of Hickory, NC, Charles Ziehr of Tahlequah, OK; nieces, Ellen Lange of Anaheim Hills, CA, Mary Tannehill of Little Rock, AR; and several cousins.
Pallbearers are Mark Ziehr, David Ziehr, Charles, Ziehr, Carl Boerger, Richard Jacob, Donald Wende, Ronnie Weiser and Jon Tannehill. Honarary pallbearers will be Robert Dunning, Harold Reich, Marvin Reich, JoeZiehr, Brendon Odom, and Victor Plumbeck.