Allen Eugene Zeigler, 88, of Churubusco, passed away on December 15, 2021, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City. \nHe was born in Whitley County, on July 21, 1933, to the late Jesse and Lillie (Prough) Zeigler. He spent his formative years in Smith Township, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1952.\nAfter high school, he served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954.\nAllen was married to Marilyn "Jeanie" Boner at the Green Center United Methodist Church, on September 10, 1955. \nHe was a lifelong farmer. He also worked for Schrader Real Estate & Auction, Dana Corporation and JI Case.\nAllen was a member of Farm Bureau, Inc. and was also a 67-year member of the American Legion Post #98. He enjoyed the farm life and was active in the 4-H with his children. He also enjoyed pulling horses and ponies.\nAllen is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marilyn "Jeanie" Zeigler; three daughters, Vickie (Roger) Hadley II, Pamela (Jerry) Ott and Brenda (Steve) Cormany; a sister, Joy Follis; seven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.\nHe was preceded in death by his son, Timmy Zeigler; five sisters, May Wappes, Gerardine Growcock, Martha Wappes, Betty Crabill and Barbara Nicodemus; eight brothers, Ben, John Henry, Marshall, Lee, Clarence, Donald, Ralph and Jay.\nServices will take place at Sugar Grove Church of God on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior to the service. Facebook Live will be available on the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home Facebook Page.\n \nThe family will also receive friends at the church, on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.\nBurial taking place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam, Indiana.\nMemorials to Sugar Grove Church of God or Whitley County 4-H.\nOnline Guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.