Magdalena ‘Lena’ Zimmerman, 89, Meadow Valley Mennonite member, farm wife, driver

By on November 9, 2016

Magdalena “Lena” Zimmerman, 89, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, at Fairmount Homes.

She was born in Lancaster County to the late Christian and Lydia (Nolt) Zimmerman, and she was a member of the Meadow Valley Mennonite Church (Weaverland Conference).

Lena helped on her family farm and was a driver for family and friends in the area over the years.

Lena is the last of her immediate family and is survived by numerous cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Eva and Mary Zimmerman.

Services were held Nov. 4 at Groffdale Mennonite Church (Weaverland Conference), Leola, with Bishop Lester B. Martin officiating. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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