John C. Timmermann
Dorothy S. Timmermann


John C. Timmermann, 88, of Woodbridge, Conn., and formerly of Dalton, Mass., and Pewaukee, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Sherbo Timmermann, 87, on July 9, 2012. 

They are the parents of Dorothy Timmermann of West Haven and Deanna Winkelman of Waukesha; grandparents of Jessamy, Chad, Mark, John and Brock; and the great-grandparents of Erika, Olivia, Brandon, Jacob and  Tyler. They are also survived by Dorothyís sister, Gretchen Keenan of New Jersey; their nephews, Craig and Mark Timmermann; and nieces, Lea Travis, Lanora Tumiwa and Donna Riegle. 

John was predeceased by his brother, Harry Timmermann.  Dorothy was predeceased by her brother, Ernst Lober.

John and Dorothy grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., and were united in marriage Nov. 26, 1944, in Gerritsen Beach. John proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. John followed in his fatherís footsteps and owned and operated a delicatessen in Brooklyn until 1959. John and Dorothy moved to Pewaukee, where John was a manager for the J.C. Penney catalog warehouse and Dorothy was a cake decorator for Kleinís Bakery until 1967. They then moved to Dalton, where John completed a Bachelor of Arts in accounting, and upon retirement from Stone Marketing, John provided income tax counseling and assistance until 2008.

John and Dorothy enjoyed the fellowship of Lutheran congregations wherever they resided, bringing strong and beautiful voices to the choirs and also serving in various capacities in the mission of building new churches in both Wisconsin and Massachusetts. 

John and Dorothy will always be remembered for the love they graciously shared with family, friends and the greater community in which they lived, and for their unwavering devotion to one another. 

They are - Together Again

A celebration of John and Dorothyís lives will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 2, at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. A funeral service will be held for them at noon. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in their name to the Alzheimerís Association, Connecticut Chapter, 2075 Silas Dean Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. 

West Haven Funeral Home, 203-934-7921, is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit online at www.westhavenfuneral.com.