Harry Zimdars, 73


Harry Zimdars, 73, passed away at his home in the town of Trenton, Tuesday, April 3, 2012 with his family by his side. Harry was born on May 26, 1938, in Milwaukee, the son of the late Harold and Leona Zimdars. On Dec. 9, 1961, he married the love of his life, Joanne Miller. They were blessed to have celebrated 50 wonderful years together.

Harry was full of life, he always had a smile on his face and a song on his lips. He was a wonderful husband and devoted father.

In 1975, he moved his family from Menomonee Falls to West Bend. He was a truck driver for 30 years, retired for seven years and in 1997 purchased the Coachman House. During operation of the Coachman House, Harry was blessed with so many wonderful new friends.

He is survived by his wife Joanne and five children, James M. Zimdars, Harry R. (Bev) Zimdars, Greg A. (Anita Etzel) Zimdars, Lynda M. (Paul) White, and Lisa A. (Bob) Bishop. Harry also leaves behind five sisters, one brother, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his parents Harold and Leona Zimdars and two brother-in-laws Eddie Buchek and Dave Grennier.

Our family would like to give a special thanks to Kathleen and Amber of Kathy Hospice and Tracy Ermer of Serenity Villa Assisted Living.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 6, 2012, at Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with visitations from 4 p.m. until services. Burial will take place Saturday at Washington County Memorial Park at 11 a.m. for family and close friends with a private luncheon following.

Online guestbook and condolences available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.