Marvin E. Zimmerman, 73, farmer, father of four, member of Weaverland Mennonite Church

By on March 7, 2018

Marvin E. Zimmerman, 73, of East Earl, died unexpectedly on Thursday, March 1, 2017 at his home.

His wife of 52 years, Grace S. (Zimmerman) Zimmerman, survives. Born in East Earl, he was the son of the late Martin S. and Lizzie (Eberly) Zimmerman.

Marvin was a farmer and a member of Weaverland Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children: Rosene, married to Wilmer Nolt, Peach Bottom; Thelma, married to Ronald Wenger, Lititz; Marvin Lee, married to Delphine (Reiff) Zimmerman, East Earl; Robert Zimmerman, at home; 15 grandchildren; and a sister: Esther, married to John Jacob Rutt, Ephrata.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Alinda Zimmerman.

His funeral was held on March 6 at Weaverland Mennonite Church, with Bishop Amos G. Martin, Amos K. Martin, David Martin and Paul Hurst Jr. officiating. Interment followed in the adjoining church cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

The Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland, was in charge of arrangements.

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