Joanne was born on December 6th, 1927 in Redfield, SD. She was the daughter of Mary (Becht) and Truman Rutherford. She graduated high school in Winner, SD in 1945.
Joanne (Grami) Zeigler was a beloved wife, dedicated mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, as well as a dear friend to many. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, playing mah jongg, and camping.