Florence Irene Weant Ziegler, 94
Irene went to be in the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus, she was
surrounded by her devoted husband Henry and family.
The family is saddened to announce the passing of Irene Weant Ziegler
on April 4, 2022 in Hemet, California.
Irene was born to Herbert and Edna McCaw on July 1, 1927 in Durango, CO.
She moved to San Diego, CA in 1938 with her family, and attended grade
and high school there. Irene was the youngest child with six older brothers.
Irene met James Weant a Navy Serviceman from Texas at a USO dance. Their
romance started and were married September 1944. They raised four daughters,
Carol Fogleman - Bill, Annelle Urbahn - John, Gail Brunner -David of Escondido, Leslye Ramsey - Frank
Adding to their delighted were their twelve grand children Jim, Steve, Gail, Tommiann, Kurt, Jonna, Carolyn,
Laura, Daniel, Jessica, Jennifer and James. They also had 24 great
grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren. She enjoyed each child
and treasured them as gifts from God.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband Jim Weant in 1999, her
parents and six brothers, granddaughter Gail Fogleman, and Frank Ramsey.
Irene had a strong faith in the Lord Jesus, she had the gift of
encouragement. She attended The Community Reformed Church in Escondido.
She loved and supported Dial- A- Prayer ministry of Rev. Richard Huls.
His daily prayer ministry stills continues after 60 years.
Irene was a home maker, she also had jobs in two newspapers using her
She continued to write short stories and poems, at the
age of 83 she had a book published. A great achievement for Irene and a
treasured keepsake for her family.
Irene and Jim Weant lived in Escondido in 1970-1980.
Irene worked at the Times Advocate Newspaper and worked in the office
of their backhoe business, Weant's Tractor Service.
in 1980 Jim and Irene moved to Idaho where their three daughters lived.
To Irene's delight , she experienced love again when she married Henry
Ziegler in June 2006 in Grangeville, Idaho. Henry loved his 'bride' and
their joyful marriage extended both of their lives to the fullest. Henry,
Irene and their little dog Ricky enjoyed living in Grangeville, Idaho and
Irene lived life well, she loved her God, her four daughters, son in
laws, her 12 grandchildren,
great and great grandchildren and all her many very dear sister in laws
and nieces and nephews.
The family thanks Hospice for the excellent care.
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