Michael Gerald Ziegeler

December 14, 1965July 7, 2018

Michael Gerald Ziegeler passed away on Saturday July 7, 2018 at the age of 52. He is survived by his wife Kristine Muller Ziegeler; sons Julian Reed Ziegeler and Eric B. Ziegeler; parents Dennis Eric Ziegeler and Geraldine McGaha Ziegeler; sister Christine Ziegeler Pauley; nieces Carlee and Rylee Pauley. Michael will be remembered as a caring gracious and loving person. He had a smile that could light up any room. Michael never met a stranger and was always the life of the party. He was very generous and would give out his last dime. Michael was an amazingly talented artist and took great pride in his businesses. His many works of art can be seen all over the city, especially in West End. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at St. Pius X Catholic Church on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 12:00p.m. Visitation beginning at 11:00a.m. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to St. Pius X Church or the Bridge House.


  • Memorial Mass Friday, July 13, 2018

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Tom Backes

July 14, 2018

Dennis, Gerry, and Family,

True Condolences for you and your family on the loss of your beloved son, Michael. May God shed His “ Loving Grace “ upon him. Our prayers are with him, and your family.

With Deepest Sympathy,

Tom Backes

Sandy Stein

July 13, 2018

Dennis, Gerry and Christine,
So sorry to hear this news. So many great memories of the greatest neighbors a girl could ask for. I love you all and think of you often. Heartbroken. Sending love and prayers. Sandy and Margaux

John Schock

July 12, 2018

Truly a good person.

Freddie Lee (Thompson) Palesano

July 12, 2018

Dennis, So very sorry to hear of this loss of your son! Our children are not supposed to go before us. Reading his obit, Michael was a wonderful, talented, happy, blessed person. My prayers for Gods peace and comfort for you , your wife and all your family!

Grace Dupre

July 12, 2018

Gerry and Dennis, I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences from me and my entire family, Eddie Dupre, Juanita Dupre Pecquet, Paul Dupre, and Alice Dupre Noel; The Onzaga Street neighbors. My love to you.

Louis Hereford

July 11, 2018

Our sincere condolences to you and your family.
Louis and Anne Hereford

Kristine and family Mejia

July 11, 2018

We are so sorry for your great loss, may God give you all peace of mind and acceptance.

Be blessed,
Kristine Mejia and family

Pat Gebbia

July 10, 2018

Michael was the sweetest little boy . He and Chrissy played with my kids. Gerry and Dennis were very good friends.! My prayers and thoughts are with the family.❤️🙏❤️

Sue Ellen Lyons

July 10, 2018

I taught Michael at Holy Cross and have many fond memories of him. It was a pleasure to be able to renew our acquaintance through FaceBook and be in touch with him. His untimely death saddens me greatly. May his memory be eternal.

Stephanie Blondeau

July 10, 2018

I went to Lake Castle with Michael and Christine. Their mother, Mrs. Ziegler was my spelling teacher. I am so very sorry for your loss. I am praying for your soul and your family. Sending lots of love and hugs to your family. You will be missed but never forgotten. Rest In Peace Michael.