Obituaries » Donald E. Zimmerman
November 25, 1927 - November 29, 2017
Donald E. Zimmerman, 90 of Lima, passed away on November 29, 2017 at Wyngate Senior Living Community.
Donald was born November 25, 1927 to E. Birt and Rhua (Hatfield) Zimmerman who preceded him in death. On August 23, 1948 he married Patricia E. (Boham) Zimmerman who preceded him in death on June 28, 2017. They had two children, Barbara E. (Randy) Witt and Thomas E. (Leslie) Zimmerman. Thomas has three children, Shannon E. (Brian) Straka, Sean E. (Sarah) Zimmerman and Thomas A. Zimmerman (Andreea Muntean, Fiancée’). Shannon and Brian have three children, Natalie, Joel and Lillian Straka. Sean and Sarah have Savannah and Lucille Zimmerman.
Donald is preceded in death by his brothers, Robert H. and N. Earl Zimmerman, as well as his sister, Juanita K. Roethlisberger.
Mr. Zimmerman was a United States Army veteran who served our country in WWII. He was a life member of Third Degree Knights of Columbus 2661, Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Bishop Neumann, Assembly 829, Elks Lima Lodge 54, American Legion Post 96 and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Rose Catholic Church, 523 N. West St., Lima, OH 45801, at 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 2, 2017 with Fr. Kent Kauffman to officiate the mass. Entombment will follow the service in Gethsemani Cemetery with military honors performed by the United States Army and VFW #1275
Friends may call prior to mass from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Putnam County Home Care & Hospice, 575 Ottawa-Glandorf Rd #3, Ottawa, OH 45875.
Condolences may be expressed a www.chiles-lamanfh.com