Kathleen Koppy Ziegler died October 24, 2022. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota into the loving family of Norbert and Kathryn (Kimlinger) Koppy on April 28, 1940. She joined siblings Marion Henry (Jim), Millie Steveken (Bob), Marge Lyons (Tom), and Tom Koppy (Judy Frost). Bernice Christian (Tom) followed 2 years later.
She attended St. Andrew's Grade School in Como Park, St. Joseph's Academy, and the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul. She worked as an elementary teacher for most of her life. She married Frank Ziegler who has been her best friend for 61 Years.
She retired for 14 years to raise her 4 wonderful children; Tom Ziegler, Maria Hanson (Andy), Frank Ziegler (Laura Sather), and Ruth Lucachick (Aaron). To the delight of Kathleen and Frank, the children gifted them with 7 remarkable grandchildren: Isabella & Madelyn Hanson, Sean & Alexandra Ziegler, and Harper, Hadley, & Hendrix Lucachick.
Memorial Mass Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 11:00 am at CHURCH OF ST. GENEVIEVE- PARISH COMMUNITY CENTER- 6995 Centerville Road, Centerville, MN with visitation starting at 10:00 am. Mass will be livestreamed - please see below for the link.
In lieu of flowers or any other memorial, she would like you to instead plant a flower, vegetable, or tree. Planting the seed of knowledge in a child would be even better.
Kathleen had a great life in this wonderful world. She wants everyone to take care of it and treat it gently. Do the same with one another. Be kind to yourself and all who share your world.