Obit: Zimmerman, Emanuel L. (1915 - 2008)
Surnames: Zimmerman, Connor, Everett, Koopman, Vehrs, Reckner, Mook, Molle, Baum, Weis, Boyer, Prien
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 6 Nov. 2008
Zimmerman, Emanuel L. (19 Mar. 1915 - 5 Nov. 2008)
Emanuel L. Zimmerman, 93, of Unity, Wisconsin, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Marshfield Care Center.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Calvary Bible Church in Marshfield.
The visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Rembs Funeral Home and from 12:30 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 7 Nov. 2008
Emanuel L. Zimmerman, 93, of U1994 County Road K, Unity, Wisconsin, died on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Marshfield Care Center.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Calvary Bible Church, Marshfield. Pastor Craig Connor and Pastor Joe Everett will officiate and music will be provided by organist Connie Koopman, pianist Julie Vehrs and vocal quartet Grant and Melissa Reckner and Dan and Cara Mook. Burial will take place in Beaver Cemetery in the town of Beaver, Clark County. Serving as pallbearers will be Grant Reckner, Dan Mook, Eugene Prien, Harold Boyer, Tom Weis and Steve Weis.
The visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Rembs Funeral Home and from 12:30 p.m. until service time Saturday at Calvary Bible Church.
Mr. Zimmerman was born March 19, 1915, in the town of Unity, to Gustav Ethan and Emma Christine (Baum) Zimmerman. He attended Sunshine School in the town of Unity, Wis. He and Berdine P. Molle were united in marriage on Dec. 15, 1942, in Riplinger. The Zimmermans farmed in the town of Unity, where they resided for 65 years. They then lived at Back Country Manor in Spencer from August 2007 until February 2008, when they moved to the Marshfield Care Center.
Emanuel was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Dorchester for many years, where he served as Sunday School Superintendent. He passed on his love for the Lord and Christian heritage to his family. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Berdine, and by two children, a daughter, Paulette (Ken) Reckner, and a son, David Zimmerman, all of Marshfield. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Cara (Dan) Mook and Grant (Melissa) Reckner and by nine great-grandchildren, Justin, Jessica, Jordan, Joelle, Jonathan and Jaydon Mook and Nicholas, Derek and Taylor Reckner. He is further survived by a brother, Sam (Ila) Zimmerman of Minneapolis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Edna, in infancy; and siblings, Armin, Laura, Ethan and John Zimmerman.
Memorials may be designated in his name to Calvary Bible Church, Marshfield, or to the United Methodist Church, Dorchester, Wis.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.