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ZIMMER, Frank J. 96, of Urbana, died at 12:34 A.M. Saturday, September 14, 2013, in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana. He was born in Marion, OH, a son of Henry and Grace (Turvey) Zimmer. Frank, a lifetime member of Red Star Lodge # 205 F. & A.M., worked for 39 years for General Motors in Dayton and ten years for Harry Kerns of Urbana. He enjoyed woodworking. Frank is survived by his son, Larry Zimmer of Urbana; sisters, Madeline Riley of Mechanicsburg, Clara Headings of London, Alfie Waldnig of Mechanicsburg; brothers, Cecil Keeler of London, Alfred Keeler of Mechanicsburg; 3 grandchildren, Keely Zimmer, Ty Zimmer both of Urbana and Lynn Latham of SC; 4 greatgrandchildren, Tieler and Kameron Zimmer of Urbana, Cassidy and Pierce Latham of SC; niece, Linda Trout of Urbana, who helped care for Frank; and several other nieces nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, his wonderful wife of 72 years, Doris, on Feb. 2, 2009; daughter, Judy Latham; brothers, Howard Zimmer, Woodrow Zimmer, Clifford Zimmer; sisters, his twin, Frances Parker, and Opal Law. The family will receive friends from 5-8 P.M. Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in the WALTER & SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be at 1:30 P.M. Wednesday, September 18, 2013, with Rev. Mimi Ault officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual. Contributions may be made in Frank's memory to theCancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43078, the , 15120 Collections Center Drive, 15120 Chicago, IL, to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Central Ohio Chapter, 2225 Citygate Drive Suite E, Columbus, OH 43219, or to the . Condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.walterfunerals.com

Published in Springfield News-Sun on Sept. 16, 2013
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