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John Zimmer, 81, of Allouez, passed away on Thursday. March 6, 2014. The son of the late Joseph and Anna (Schmall) Zimmer, was born on December 28, 1932. On January 30, 1954, he married the former Delores Schingeck in Marinette, WI. John was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Army. John was a car enthusiast, but more than any other, he enjoyed his Lincoln Town Car, which he would meticulously clean and wax.
John is survived by his wife, Delores; children, Christine (Ron) Pomprowitz, James Zimmer, Paula (Robert) Driessnack, Nora (Paul) Jones; grandchildren, Curt Pomprowitz, Joseph Zimmer, Kimberly Zimmer, Ashley Zimmer, Melissa Driessnack, Amanda Driessnack, Kaitlyn Driessnack, Dana Jones; three great-grandchildren; three siblings, Daniel Zimmer, Colletta Kopp, Maryann Mimier, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents as well as nine siblings.
Friends and family may gather at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 305 N. Tenth Street, De Pere, WI on Monday, March 10, 2014 beginning at 4pm. At 7pm a memorial service will be held with Fr. Don Everts officiating. Military Honors to follow. Please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the Zimmer family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Disabled Veterans Association.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff at Birch Creek for all of their wonderful care given to dad, and to special friends Catherine Schuetz, Julie and Ron Kaufmann, Paula and Dan McDonald for all of their help.
Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory
305 North Tenth Street
De Pere, WI 54115
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Mar. 8, 2014