Erhard E. Zimmerman

Erhard E. Zimmerman, age 101, of Mayville, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2006 at his home. He was born Oct. 12, 1904 in Theresa, the son of Franz and Alma (nee Hohenstern) Zimmerman.

He was united in marriage with Gertrude M. Koepsell Nov. 24, 1927 in the town of Herman. Together with his wife, he farmed in Theresa and was a member of Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (River Church) in Theresa.

He is survived by his children, LaVern Margelofsky of Mayville, Norma (Horst) Gerth of Horicon, Lorraine Hoffman of Hartford, Norbert (Carla) Zimmerman of Mayville, and Carolyn (Ronald) Krentz of Hartford; 23 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife in 1998; sister, Hilda; three brothers, Herbert, Walter and Roland; and two sons-in-law, Wallace and Melvin.

Funeral service will be Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (River Church) in Theresa with Rev. Mark Berlin officiating.

Visitation was Wednesday, April 5 from 4-7 p.m. at the Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville and on Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial in Hochheim Cemetery, town of Herman.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family.