Robert W. Zimmerman,
Robert W. Zimmerman, 78, came into this life Jan. 19, 1937, in Flint, Michigan. He was baptized and confirmed at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Flint.
On July 1, 1961, he married Carol (nee Grosse), his wife of 54 years. They had two children, John (Kathleen) Zimmerman and Jane (Paul) Mose. Robert and Carol were blessed with eight grandchildren, Robert and Brian Zimmerman and Deanna, Alicia, Nathan, Steven, Mea and Karina Mose. He was the dear brother-in-law of Ivalo Zimmerman. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his brother, Frederick; his sister, Ethel, and her husband, Raymond Frey; and his brother, Donald, and his wife, Emily.
Robert entered eternal life on his Saviorís birthday, Dec. 25, 2015, at Cedar Home Health and Rehabilitation Services Hospice after a lengthy illness.
A Christian funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Morning Star Evangelical Lutheran Church (N171 W20131 Highland Road, Jackson). Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Private burial will be held at West Bend Cemetery.
A special thanks to the staff at Cedar Home for all their loving care, compassion and friendship.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be given to Morning Star Evangelical Lutheran Church Building Fund or Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School.