Eldon Lee Zieger
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Eldon Lee Zieger, age 78, of Laguna Vista, Texas passed away the morning of Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 5:48 a.m. Eldon was born July 24, 1943 in San Benito, TX to Nina Zieger and Paul Zieger.
Eldon was born in Harlingen and raised in San Benito. He joined the Air Force and enjoyed playing tennis during the time of his service. He then continued to play semi-professionally while living in Houston and working for Gulf Oil. Later on, he transplanted back to Brownsville where he owned and operated Rio Mobile Home and RV Park for 34 years. During his time in Brownsville, he became an avid bird watcher, a published photographer and a tour guide where he enthusiastically shared his knowledge. Eldon peacefully retired to Laguna Vista in 2013 where he could enjoy nature each and every day.
Eldon is survived by his wife, Alma Zieger; his daughter Lee Ann Zieger; his brother Jack Zieger and his sister Nelda Elaine Barta; his granddaughter Patricia Kelley (Carey Kelley) and his granddaughter Laura Motilla.
Eldon was preceded in death by his father Paul Zieger and his mother Nina Zieger.
A visitation for Eldon will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Funeraria Del Angel Mont Meta, 26170 State Highway 345, San Benito, Texas 78586. A prayer service will occur Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A funeral service will occur Friday, January 21, 2022 at 12:00 PM. A burial will occur Friday, January 21, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Mont Meta Memorial Park.