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Condolences to Siegbert ”Ziggy” Allespach
1940 - 2014 



      Siegbert “Ziggy” A. Allespach, passed away unexpectedly on February 11, 2014. Born in Waldberg, Germany on February 2, 1940, he made his home of 42 years in Columbus. Ziggy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Renate Allespach; his siblings, Ella Hafner, Günter and Uta Allespach; his children, Stephanie Matsu Allespach and Marc Allespach; and grandson, Maximilian Matsu. Fondly remembered as Chef, he won many cooking awards including a gold medal in the 1976 Culinary Olympics. In 1978 he opened Ziggy’s Continental, the first restaurant in Columbus to be honored with a Four-star rating by Mobil Guide (Forbes Travel Guide).        

Columbus Dispatch Article Here         







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