Carl Zimmerman, 79, mechanic

By on June 1, 2011

Carl H. Zimmerman, 79, of Stevens, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Hospice of Lancaster County. He had been a resident of Conestoga View for the last two years.

He was born in Brecknock Township, the son of the late Harvey and Anna (Hurst) Zimmerman. He was the husband of Edna (Wagner) Zimmerman of Stevens.

During his working years, Carl worked as a mechanic for BZ Mellinger for 20 years, also working for E&G Concrete and Burkholder Concrete for many years. He enjoyed deep sea fishing and hunting.

In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons: Robert, husband of Brenda (Martin) Zimmerman, of Ephrata; Thomas Zimmerman, at home; Frank, husband of Kari (James) Zimmerman, of Leola; three daughters: Carol, wife of Rod Martin, of Stevens; Shirley, wife of Jim Fern, of Wisconsin; and Michelle, wife of LeRoy Reiff, of Denver; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Eugene, husband of Geraldine Zimmerman, of British Columbia, Canada; and George, husband of Elaine Zimmerman, of Shillington.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Allen, Harvey and James Zimmerman; and three sisters: Anna Mary Fritz, Edna Ruis and Elva Yinger.

Funeral services and interment were private at the convenience of the family.

If desired, memorial contributions in Carl’s memory may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Arrangements were made by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be sent to

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