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Obituary: Maxine Fulp Zeigler, Columbus

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H. Maxine Zeigler, 90, of Columbus, died unexpectedly at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital Emergency Room.

Maxine worked as a cafeteria manager for Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. for 25 years, retiring in 1983. She was a 60-year member of First Christian Church, where she was active in the Victory Fidelity Sunday School Class, and was also a member of CREAK Club, had volunteered with Columbus Regional Hospital Auxiliary,and was an avid sports and Pacers fan. She loved spending time with all her family.

Maxine had been dubbed the official spokeswoman for Parkside Assisted Living where she always greeted new residents and visitors. She was very active in all functions there.

Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl Street, with David Burnett officiating. Calling will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Born in Bartholomew County Aug. 19, 1922, Maxine was the daughter of Tilmon Fulp and May Davis Fulp Smiley. She married Willis F. Zeigler June 1, 1941, in Columbus. He preceded her in death June 13, 2007.

Survivors include a son, Max (Sara) Zeigler of Little River, SC; a daughter, Rebecca (Bryan) Curry of Columbus; grandchildren, Julia R. Zeigler of Columbus, Clarke (Valarie) Zeigler of Fishers, Darbi (Kent) Hacker and Bret (Genevieve) Curry, both of Columbus; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a half brother, Wayne (Micki) Fulp of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, one brother, and a great-great-grandson, Blayden Ziegler.


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