Evelyn B. Zimmerman

Evelyn B. Zimmerman, 101, formerly of Whitewater and Palmyra, went peacefully into Godís caring hands Monday, Dec. 20, 2010.

Evelyn was a nurse at the Masonic Home in Dousman for more than 20 years.

She is survived by seven children, sons Arnold (Nancy) Zimmerman of Downers Grove, Ill., Loren (Becky) Zimmerman of Phillips and Roy Zimmerman of Palmyra, and daughters Carol (Francis) Gombar of Broadhead, Darlene (Jim) Widish of Oconomowoc, Barb (Craig) Lewiston of Eagle, Rebecca Kenast of Palmyra, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by brothers Arthur, Maurice, Leonard, Clarence, and Edwin B. Peterson; one son, Lee, at birth; two grandsons and her loving husband, Marcus T. Zimmerman, who farmed in the Whitewater and Palmyra areas for many years.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held in Palmyra, in late spring. Any correspondence may be directed to the Zimmerman family at 405 East Ave., Eagle, WI 53119.

Mealyís Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is assisting the family. For online obituary and guest registry, go to