Donnabelle Zimmer, 89, Warsaw, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor Assisted Living, Warsaw.
She was born July 13, 1927 in Warsaw, to Samuel S. and Ethel L. (Godfrey) Smith. A 1945 graduate of Fort Wayne South Side High School, she married Richard A. Zimmer June 4, 1949, in Fort Wayne. They were married for 55 years until his death July 8, 2004.
She was a lifetime resident of Warsaw and was an antique dealer for more than 50 years. She also volunteered at KCH for more than 40 years and had volunteered at the American Red Cross. In the 1950s and 1960s she served as a 4H leader. She loved animals, especially dogs.
She is survived by her son, Bill (Marcia) Zimmer, Winona Lake; her daughters: Janet Zimmer, Warsaw; and Debbie Swihart, Warsaw; two granddaughters, Summer Zimmer, Winona Lake; and Satin (Ryan) Lemon, Huntington; a great granddaughter, Landree Lemon, Huntington, also survives.
She was preceded by her husband.
A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Titus Funeral Home and the funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the funeral home. Pastor Bob Jarboe of Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice Chaplain, Warsaw, will officiate. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, 1515 Provident Dr., Warsaw
Titus Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.