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Christian Zimmerman of Casey County, KY (1931-2015)

He was a farmer and member of the Cedar Hill Mennonite Church. He was a native of Lancaster County, PA, and a resident of Casey County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Isaacd B. and Hettie High Zimmerman. His wife, Mary Zimmerman, survives. He leaves 102 direct and 13 step living descendants.
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Christian Zimmerman passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his home in Casey County, KY. He was 83.

Funeral services are 8:30amCT/9:30amET, Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Cedar Hill Mennonite Church with Bishop James Shirk and Edward Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation is Monday, March 2, 2015 at Mr. Zimmerman's home at 1197 Sloan Fork Road, Liberty, KY from 1pm-3pmCT/2pm-4pmET, and 5pm-7pmCT/6pm-8pmET. Pallbearers will be his six sons.

Christian Zimmerman of Casey County, KY (1931-2015)

Born Thursday, September 24, 1931 in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Isaac B. and Hettie High Zimmerman. He died Friday, February 27, 2015, in Casey County, KY, at the age of 83 years, five months, and three days.

He was a farmer and member of the Cedar Hill Mennonite Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Zimmerman of Liberty, KY, and the following:
  • Six sons: Omar (and Edith) Zimmerman of Ohio, Ralph Zimmerman of KY, Curvin (and Susana) Zimmerman of KY, Arnold (and Mary Anna) Zimmerman of KY, Cleason (and Susan) of KY, and Monroe (and Elsie) Zimmerman of Liberty, KY

  • Seven daughters: Elva Jane (and Eli) Yoder of Wisconsin, Wilma (and Michael) Smith of Tennessee, Erma (and Arthur) Brubaker of KY, Alma (and Marlin) Rhodes of Tennessee, Elsie (and Daniel) Weaver of Tennessee, Eunice (and David) Mazelin of KY, and Hettie (Joseph) Habegger of Ohio

  • Eighty-six grandchildren

  • Three great-grandchildren

  • Nine step grandchildren

  • Four step-great-grandchildren

  • Four brothers: Isaac, Aaron, Lloyd, and Paul Zimmerman, all of Pennsylvania

  • Five sisters: Anna Martin and Vera Newswanger of Pennsylvania , Miriam Zimmerman of Missouri; and Mabel Horst and Verna Zimmerman, both of Pennsylvania
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Abel Zimmerman; a brother, Harold Zimmerman; and three sisters, Mary Newswanger, Ester Weaver and Elva Zimmerman.

Send a condolence to the family of Christian Zimmerman

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

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