EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Community Icon and longtime Evansville attorney, Ted Ziemer, JR.has died. He was 84 years old.  At his passing, he was surrounded by family and friends.

Ted C Ziemer, JR was an outstanding attorney who was involved in every aspect of our community,  He was extremely popular and generous

Ted C. Ziemer, JR. has a Bachelor of Science, St. Louis University. He earned his Bachelor of Laws from  Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington).  Ted is a partner in the Law Firm of Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel & Shoulders, LLP.  His law firm specializes in Health Care, Corporation, Probate, Real Estate, and Municipal Law.  He was admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana in 1962 and was admitted to practice United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana in 1962

He was a major fundraiser for the State and local Republican Party and served as past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern Indiana Foundation and the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Southwestern Indiana. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Southwest Indiana Public Broadcasting Inc., Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana, Chamber of Commerce, Evansville Museum, the United Way of Southwestern Indiana and the first Board of Directors of Holly’s House.

He also co-chaired fundraising efforts for the recently completed Mickey’s Kingdom Park.

Mr. Ziemer was the Corporate Council for the City of Evansville.

He was a Member, American Bar Association, Member of the Health Care Forum, American Bar Association,Member, Real Estate Forum, American Bar Association, Member, Evansville Bar Association, Member, Indiana State Bar Association (1962 to Present); Member of House of Delegates and Chairman of Young Lawyers Section (1970-­1972); Chairman, Youthful Offenders Committee (1970-1972), Member, Indiana State Bar Foundation Board of Directors (1973-1975)Bachelor of Science, St. Louis University – 1956
Bachelor of Laws, Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington) – 1962Our first

In 2017 Ted and his wife Clara were selected AS the City-County OBSERVER “Outstanding Community Services Award” winners. Ted and his wife Carla created the “Ted & Clare Ziemer Society.”  The “Ted and Clare Ziemer Society” is a fundraising arm of St. Vincent-Evansville Foundation to benefit needy pediatric patients and others. Over the years they have raised many hundreds of thousands of dollars to help the less fortunate of our community.

He and his Wife, Clara, have three (3) children.  Ellen Clara, Kathryn Diane and
Theodore Charles IV.

Funeral arrangements are pending.


  1. I worked with Ted on numerous projects and with the numerous City and County boards and commissions he advised. He will be missed

  2. Ted was one heck of a great guy and selfless in his work for the community. Peace be with his family.

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