Gerald A. Zimmer (1921 - 2017)


Gerald A. Zimmer, 95, of Brownstown, died on Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Brownstown.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Wes Bell officiating. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from noon until time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: Fayette County Health Department Hospice. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Zimmer was born in 1921 in Wilberton Township, the son of Charles Elmer and Emma Permelia (Jarrett) Zimmer. He married Farold L. Whitehead in 1946; she died in 1974. He married Reibert Kirkman in 1978.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Jerry Zimmer and his wife Linda of Knoxville, Iowa; and a daughter, Kay and her husband Tim Marshall of Flower Mound, Texas.
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Miller Funeral Homes - Vandalia
831 N. Fifth St.
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3176
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Published in The Leader-Union from May 1 to May 10, 2017