Obituaries

Obituaries

Aimee Elizabeth Ziegler 1971 - 2012 Lawrence

A Mass of Christian Burial for Aimee Elizabeth Ziegler, 40, Lawrence, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence. She died on April 2, 2012.
She was born on November 11, 1971, in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of David Robert and Kathleen Mary (Cullen) Ziegler.
Aimee graduated with a Bachelor’s from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and later graduated from the University of Kansas with her Master’s in Social Work. Aimee helped start the WRAP program through a partnership between Bert Nash and the Lawrence School District. She was originally placed as a WRAP Social Worker at Free State High School. For the past three years she served as a guidance counselor at Free State High School. She also coached Soccer and Basketball. She was a volunteer youth sports coach for Kaw Valley soccer. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and was a volunteer at the Rummage House.
She married Aaron Allen Polson on June 16, 2001, in St. Louis, Missouri. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include her parents, St. Louis, MO; three sons, Owen Polson, Max Polson, Elliot Polson; brother, David Ziegler, St. Louis, MO; sister, Sara May, St. Louis, MO; grandmother, Eleanor Ziegler, St. Louis, MO.
A rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary followed by a visitation until 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Aimee Ziegler Children’s Education Fund, Aimee Ziegler Scholarship Fund through Free State High School, or Headquarters Counseling Center, and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.