Gary P. Ziegenhorn


A graveside memorial service for Gary P. Ziegenhorn, 66, will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, September 12 at Lee’s Summit Memorial Cemetery, 806 SE Third Street, Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Gary passed away on July 6, 2015 at Kansas City Hospice House following a long illness.

Gary was born September 30, 1948 in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in Raytown, Missouri, where he graduated from Raytown South High School. An accomplished musician, Gary played in a local band in high school, and later spent many happy years as a musician in Los Angeles, CA. He returned to Kansas City and obtained his Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and was employed by the Internal Revenue Service.

Gary was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Floyd and Irene Ziegenhorn of Lee’s Summit, formerly of Raytown. He is survived by many cousins and friends. Loved by all, Gary was known for his deep voice and gentle spirit. Lasting memorials may be made to Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145 or Raytown Educational Foundation ( <>).



  1. Dawn Jackson-Armintrout on September 11, 2015 at 7:53 am

    Gary or Zig as knew him was a very good friend of my fathers, Rodney Jackson. Probably one of his oldest and dearest friends. Zig was therr for ny Dad in his later years when not many others were and fir that I will always be forever thankfull. Unfortunately they shared a common disease that ultimately won. When my father passed in 1995 it was very hard on Zig but he was there for me, thank you my friend rest in peace….Give my Dad a hug from me…….

  2. Jennifer Jackson Riley on August 30, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Sorry to hear about Gary’s passing. Give Mr. Jackson a hug for me. You always were Rod’s favorite friend to answer the door to. Rest in peace Zig..Jennifer and Dawn Jackson

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