Larry J. Zimmerman, 78 of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Elkhart, passed away at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in his residence.
On March 8, 1939, he was born in Rochester to William R. and Etta Mae (Sarber) Zimmerman. He was united in marriage to Virginia L. Milam on Jan. 16, 1960 in Walkerton, who preceded him in death on Nov. 1, 2006.
He served our country honorably in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1957 and also worked as a quilter operator for Ascot, Nappanee, Indiana.
Larry is survived by his son, Edson Zimmerman, Orlando, Fla.; two daughters, Deborah Sue (Arthur) Clark, Warsaw and Katrine L. (Jerry) Tuggle, Elkhart; two brothers, John Zimmerman, Goshen, James Zimmerman, Bourbon; two sisters, Linda Krandenburg, Grovertown and Scheryl Zimmerman, Goshen; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren
He was also preceded in death by one daughter and one son.
Services will be held in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor Timothy Duffy officiating at noon on Monday, May 1 with visitation from 10 a.m. to noon in the chapel. Burial will be in Palestine Cemetery, Palestine with Military Honors by Warsaw American Legion Post #49 and VFW Post #1126.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Zimmerman Family, C/o McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw, Indiana 46580.
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