Charles “Charlie” Ziefflie
1924 ~ 2017
Mr. Charles “Charlie” Carl Ziefflie of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Marion Eleanor Ziefflie, passed away at Legacy Lodge on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the age of 93 years.
Charles was born on February 18, 1924 in Liberty, Saskatchewan, where the Gottfried Ziefflie family farmed. The Gottfried Ziefflie family moved again to a farm east of Davidson, Saskatchewan in 1934. Charlie Ziefflie then moved north to the Parkside area in 1947 where he eventually met and married Marion Eleanor Schutte in 1949.
On October 20, 2017, Charlie and Marion Ziefflie recently celebrated their 68th Anniversary.
The Charles Ziefflie family came to Lethbridge in 1954 where Charlie worked construction until he studied and acquired the Refrigeration Engineer at Trans Canada Freezers (now known as Versa Cold), he remained working for the company for 35 years and retired as the Chief Refrigeration Engineer.
Charlies hobbies included all season fishing and bird hunting, these two were among his favorites.
Besides his loving wife Marion Ziefflie, Charlie is survived by his three daughters Barb (Dan Weisbrodt) Weisbrodt of Calgary, Alberta, Linda (David Switner) Ziefflie of Lacombe, AB, Deanna (Jim Carter) Ziefflie, of Coaldale, Alberta; his son Don Ziefflie of Lethbridge, Alberta; his grandchildren Shonnah Reid, Craig Weisbrodt, Cory Ziefflie, Lavona Switner, Megan Hanlon, and Marissa Hanlon; his brother John Ziefflie; sisters Leah Vangel, and Mary Drew; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Charlie Ziefflie was predeceased by his parents Gottfried Ziefflie and Mary (Degg) Ziefflie.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, November 6, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB., with Pastor Robert Mohns of Immanuel Lutheran Church delivering the service. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.