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Zimmer, John G. "Bud" (1928 2013)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 11/23/2013 at 17:21:40

Name of deceased: John Gerald "Bud" Zimmer, Jr.

Aged: 85 yrs, 4 mo, 2 days

Residence: Dunlap, IA

Born: July 3, 1928 in Buck Grove, IA

Died: Nov. 5, 2013, Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison, IA

Funeral services: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Earling, IA

Survived by: sister, Delphine "Gussie" Molony of Harlan, IA; nieces and nephews; dear friends, Penni Spongberg of Omaha, NE and her children, Allie, David and Danny Spongberg and Cari and Jason Segebart of Defiance, IA and their children, Jonathan, Cody and Samantha; other relatives and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, John and Ida (nee Wilke) Zimmer, Sr; brother, Art Zimmer; sisters, Marie Freund and Helen Freund; dear friend, Maxine Schiltz

Education: attended country school and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School, Class of 1945

Religious affiliation: Member, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Earling, IA and attended the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dunlap, IA.

Military service: Enlisted in the US Army on Feb. 19, 1951; honorably discharged Feb. 7, 1953

Marriage: no information provided

Employment: After his military service, he moved back home to help his parents with the family farm and to raise livestock. In addition to farming, he traveled, selling Hay Grinders for Jones Manufacturing and also ground hay for local farmers. After a tractor accident in 2006, he moved to Dunlap, IA.

Hobbies/Interests: Member, Earling American Legion Post #615 and the Knights of Columbus. Bud He enjoyed playing cards, loved Christmas music and Christmas lights. He was passionate about raising cattle.

Sources: foutsfuneralhome.com


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