Gerald A. Zimmer, 95, of Brownstown, Illinois, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Brownstown, IL.
Services will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Wes Bell, officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, before the service at the funeral home. Memorials: Fayette County Health Dept. Hospice, Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
He was born in 1921, in Wilberton Twp., IL, the son of Charles Elmer & Emma Permelia (Jarrett) Zimmer. Married Farold L. Whitehead in 1946, she passed away in 1974. In 1978, he married Reibert (Kirkman) Zimmer. He was a retired Farmer and Member of Four Mile Christian Church, Rural Brownstown, IL.
He is survived by: Wife – Reibert Zimmer, Brownstown, IL; Son – Jerry Zimmer & Linda, Knoxville, IA; Daughter – Kay Marshall & Tim, Flower Mound, TX;
Daughter-in-law – Linda Zimmer, Lake Villa, IL; 5 Grandchildren; Several Great Grandchildren, Several Nephews.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Son – Kevin Zimmer; Brother – Harold Zimmer; Sister – Lorene Hagy.