Donald Louis Zimmerman

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Donald Louis Zimmerman Obituary
1928 ~ 2011
Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather Donald Louis Zimmerman, 83, passed away peacefully September 5, 2011.Born March 12, 1928 in Portland, Oregon, to Della Louise Day and Orum Lainhart Zimmerman. After his mother died when he was 5 1/2, Don's grandmother, Ida Eleanor Day, raised him. While attending BYU, he met his sweetheart, Marlene Joan Clark. They were sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple January 25, 1952. Don loved mountains and streams. He was born a fisherman and died a fisherman. Survived by his wife, Marlene; seven children, Deanne (Pierre) Fordham, Susan (John) Rock, Randy (Katie), DeMarr (Evelyn), Karey (Michele), Terry, Rusty (Jamie); 44 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and grandson Mark. Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m., Friday, September 9, 2011 at the SL Cottonwood Heights Stake Center, 6890 Whitmore Way (2220 E). A viewing will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, September 8, 2011 at the church and 10:30 a.m. Friday prior to services. Interment at Herriman Cemetery. Happy Fishing, Dad!

Published in Deseret News on Sept. 8, 2011
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