Todd D. Zeigler, age 54, of Aurora, SD, passed away on April 1, 2020, at Brookings Health System in Brookings, SD.
Funeral services and a Celebration of Life are pending.
Todd David Zeigler was born on March 2, 1966, in Watertown, SD. He was the son of Harold David and Beverly Jean (Briggs) Zeigler. Todd grew up in Watertown, SD, and moved to Milbank, SD in 1978. He graduated from Milbank High School in 1984. While living in Milbank, Todd worked at Pizza Hut from 1984-1985. He moved to Canton, SD in 1985 and worked for McCords Transmissions. Todd was united in marriage with Jeanne Klages on March 19, 1988, in Milbank. They were blessed with two sons: Justin and Trevor.
Todd and Jeanie moved to Brookings, SD, in 1992 and moved to Aurora, SD, in 2017. Todd was employed with Larson Manufacturing for 27 years in Brookings where he worked as a literature inventory specialist.
Todd cherished his family! He loved doing things for them and always put them first. This included his wife, sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, parents, siblings, and in-laws. Every family member was loved by Todd. He enjoyed spending time with and training the family Labrador, Hope. He played on multiple golf leagues at Edgebrook Golf Course in Brookings, and usually could be found on the course on beautiful days.
Todd’s family and friends knew that the Kansas City Chiefs were his passion in the football world! He organized a fantasy football league with his friends and family for many years. He loved working on projects to improve the quality of living for his family, whether it was working in the yard, doing a project inside, or just fixing things around the house.
Left to cherish Todd’s memory are his wife of 32 years, Jeanne of Aurora, SD; his sons: Justin (Kara) Zeigler of Winner, SD, and their children: Lincoln and Zoey; and Trevor (Chevelle) Zeigler of Grand Forks, ND, and their children: Atticus and Scarlet; his parents: Harold and Beverly Zeigler of Milbank, SD; brother, Robb (Julie) Zeigler of McDonough, GA; sister, Lezlee Zeigler of Vermillion, SD; brother-in-law, Todd Borns of Milbank, SD; mother-in-law, Elouise Klages of Ortonville, MN; brothers-in-law, Jeff (Mary) Klages of Ortonville, MN; James Klages of Chamberlain, SD; Jerald (Kristen) Klages of Hawley, MN; sisters-in-law: Joni Quam of Cannon Falls, MN; Jacklin (Larry) Thielen of Granite Falls, MN; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Todd was preceded in death by one sister, Michelle Zeigler Borns; maternal grandparents: Arthur and Margaret Briggs; paternal grandparents: Harvey and Clara Zeigler; father-in-law, David Klages; and sister-in-law, Julie Klages.
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