Erlah A. Zimmerman, 88

Erlah Zimmerman, of Luxemburg, passed away while at Rennes Health Center on Monday evening Dec. 17, 2012, one week after her 88th birthday. She was born in Slinger to the late Edwin and Hilda (Hermann) Horsch.

Erlah lived in the Milwaukee area and moved to the Green Bay area in 1980 to be closer to her family. She worked as a medical transcriptionist, but more enjoyed her work as music teacher. She formed a remarkable bond with her music students of all ages. Her enjoyments included knitting, her cats, birds, reading and history.

Survivors include one son, Laurence (LouAnn) Zimmerman, Green Bay; three grandchildren, Andy (Christine) Zimmerman, Luxemburg, Adam (Stacy), New Franken, and Hannah (Josh Jones) Zimmerman, Madison; six great-grandchildren, Brandon, Tyler, Devon, Allison, Dylan Zimmerman, and Marissa Vervoren; and one brother, Ed (Dena Reuwsaat) Horsch, Slinger.

Erlah was preceded in death by one son, Richard Zimmerman, one grandson, Ricky Zimmerman, and one sister Arlene (Don) Krentz.

Friends may call at McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg, 4-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Closing parish prayer service 7 p.m. Burial in Frieden Cemetery, Jackson.

The family wishes to thank the staff and Erlah’s wonderful caregivers at the Rennes Health Center as well as all of those at Anna’s House in Luxemburg.