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Mary Margaret Zimmerman

October 3, 1919 June 27, 2020
Mary Margaret Zimmerman
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Obituary for Mary Margaret Zimmerman

Mary Margaret Zimmerman, age 100 and a half years old, passed away June 27, 2020 at Bethany Lutheran Home.

Mary was born, October 3, 1919 in Shelby Iowa to the late William and Cecilia (Dargin) Dea. After graduation from high school she attended Teachers College in Cedar Falls, Iowa and taught school for a few years. She was united in marriage to William “Bill” Zimmerman and together raised their five children. Mary was a member of St. Patrick’s Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Bill in 1998, grandson Jacob, granddaughter Andrea, and siblings Dick, Cecilia, Jim, John, Bill and Robert Dea.

Survivors include her kids and spouses, Janice Burkhardt, Wheaton, Illinois, Jim Zimmerman, Des Moines, IA; Marilyn Lombardo and husband Tom, Ralston, NE; Marcia O’Connor and husband Dan “Hippo”, Council Bluffs, Bob Zimmerman and wife Janet, Omaha, 21 grandchildren, over 50 plus great-grandchildren, a great great grandchild on the way shortly, sisters in law, Helen and Beverly Dea.

In lieu of flowers, family has suggested memorial contributions to St. Patrick’s Church, St. Albert Schools, Bethany Lutheran Home and Everystep Hospice.

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Services are private.

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

E. Pierce Street/McPherson Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

E. Pierce Street/McPherson Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

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