Delores Zeig, 86, of Remsen, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Delores Zeig was born Dec. 5, 1918, at rural Oyens, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Staebell) Ludwig. Delores was raised in the Oyens area and received her eduation at St. Catherine's Catholic School in Oyens. On Oct. 28, 1941, she married Cloyd Zeig at Le Mars. They lived in Omaha, Neb., Shenandoah, and Cherokee, before settling in Remsen in 1948. They started the Royal Cleaners in 1948, which they operated until retiring in 1982. Delores had been a resident of the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen since November 2003. Cloyd died Dec. 11, 2003.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the church Guild. She enjoyed fishing, bowling, playing cards and loved to travel.
Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Karen and Larry Beckmann of Remsen, Kim and Ray Wilkens of Le Mars; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; Dan and his wife, Debbie Beckmann and their children, Kassie, Tyler and Abby all of Omaha, Neb., Michelle and her husband, Russ Schroeder and their children Cameron, Danielle, Shelby and Noah all of Remsen, Jaime and her husband, Matt Homan and their son Devin, all of Remsen, Becky Wilkens of Peoria, Ill., and her special friend, Matt Taylor of Ames, and Sara Wilkens of Le Mars; one sister, Marie Kellen of Remsen; one brother, Ronald Ludwig of Alton; one stepbrother, Bill Theisen of Le Mars; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; twin siblings in infancy, two sisters, Betty when a young child, and Olivia Wiltgen; five brothers, Cletus, Elmer, Fritz, Eddie and Gordon Ludwig; and one granddaughter, Jessica Wilkens.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. Timothy Johnson officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Remsen. Friends may call any time after 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen. There will be a rosary at 3 p.m. by St. Mary's Guild and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all at the funeral home.
Casketbearers will be Dan Beckmann, Matt Homan, Russ Schroeder, Matt Taylor, Mike Kellen and Ron Ludwig.