John Zimmermann

Aug. 24, 1926 — June 1, 2015

John ZimmermannJohn Zimmermann, 88, of Wooster, died June 1, 2015, at Wayne Manor Assisted Living in Wooster. John was born August 24, 1926, in Waukesha, to Harry and Clara Zimmermann.

John was a 3rd degree honorary life member of the Oconomowoc Knights of Columbus, a longtime member of St. Jerome’s Parish in Oconomowoc, and recently St. Mary’s Parish in Wooster. He was employed as a district sales manager for the Pioneer Seed Corn Company. John was the founding and longtime member of the fire commission for the Town of Summit in Wisconsin.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Sally; children, James (Wendy) Zimmermann of Wooster and Dr.

Ellen (Dr. Greg Christman) Zimmermann of Gainesville, Fla.; and grandchildren Mike (Joanna) Zimmermann, Patrick Zimmermann, Robert (Amanda) Zimmermann, Emily Zimmermann, Dr. Jane Christman and Bradley Christman.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Clara, and his brothers Charles and Lyle.

A memorial and burial service will be at the Town of Summit Cemetery in Wisconsin at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214.

The family would like to thank the staff at Wayne Manor Assisted Living for their kind and attentive care.

Roberts Funeral Home, 740-373-2924, is serving the family. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.