2008-07-12 / Obituaries

Robert William Zimmer

A memorial service will be held at a later date for Robert William Zimmer, age 85, of Fremont, California, who was also a summer resident of Buckeye Lake.

Mr. Zimmer died July 1, 2008, at Newark Healthcare Centre. He was born May 11, 1923, in Columbus to the late William and Josephine Pauline (Ludwig) Zimmer.

Mr. Zimmer served in the United States Army during World War II and was a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in chemistry. He was retired from Borden (Columbus Coated Fabrics) where he had been plant manager. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont, California.

He is survived by two sons, James W. (Rebecca) Zimmer of Thornville and Thomas Robert Zimmer of Fremont, Calif.; two


daughters, Carol Jean (Edward) Muscolino of Benecia, Calif. and Nancy Jo (Robert) Estep of San Lorenzo, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and one greatgrandson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his , Jean Annabelle (Simpson) Zimmer on April 29, 2008; and by a brother, Warren Adam Zimmer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Robert and Jean Zimmer Memorial Fund, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 38801 Blacow Road, Fremont, CA 94536.

Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

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