Helen Zimmerman

March 02, 1925 - March 10, 2015

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Obituary

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel.

Calling is Friday, March 13, 2015, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
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Helen Zimmerman, 90, of Avilla died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 2:40 p.m. in Presence Sacred Heart Home, Avilla where she resided for the last three years.

She moved to this area 72 years ago, coming from Quicksand, Kentucky.

Mrs. Zimmerman was a homemaker.

Helen enjoyed sewing, quilting, and gardening.

She was born March 2, 1925, in Bolen, Kentucky, to Noah and Francis (Conley) Gibson.

On June 17, 1944, in LaGrange she married Cecil D. Zimmerman. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are a daughter, Erma (Gerald) Klopfenstein of Brimfield; five sons, Danny (Cathy) Zimmerman of LaGrange, Morris (Patricia) Zimmerman of LaGrange, Rick Zimmerman of Florida, Quent (Myrie) Zimmerman of Avilla, and Chris (Tara) Zimmerman of Kendallville; 22 grandchildren; and a sister, Delma Faye Ruff of Wisconsin.

She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Loletta Howard and Tracie Zimmerman.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Quent Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Sweet Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Zimmerman, Brandon Smith, Cory Klopfenstein, Austin Hartman, Travis Zimmerman, Matt Zimmerman, Scott Zimmerman, and Adam Zimmerman.

Calling is Friday, March 13, 2015, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Preferred memorials are to the Upper Room Tabernacle of Praise, 2245 North Old State Road 3, Avilla, Indiana, 46710.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Karen and Brian Durbin
March 14th, 2015 6:06pm
Greenwood,SC

Kristi and kids, we are so sorry for your loss. Sending our thoughts and prayers your way. May God surround you with His love during this time

Peggy Edwards Musolff
March 13th, 2015 10:15pm

Erma, Danny, Morris, Ricky, Quent, and Chris, families. Your mom touched my life as a child. I hold fond memories of our families being friends... your mom and your dad left love in all our hearts. Thinking of you, and praising God for the promise of seeing our loved ones again.

Dottie Geiger
March 12th, 2015 5:58pm
Albion

Sending thoughts and prays to her family. I always loved coming to their house as a teenager,Tracie and I were best friends in school.

Darlene Warner
March 12th, 2015 4:45pm
albion

Rick & family, So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a sweet lady. Always enjoyed talking with her. I will keep your family in my prayers.

Mike Root
March 12th, 2015 7:17am
Ft Wayne

So sorry for your loss your in my prayers

Sue Hamming
March 12th, 2015 5:14am
Schoolcraft, Mi

Sorry to hear of aunt Helen's passing.

Mistie Goorhouse
March 11th, 2015 11:53pm
Elkhart In

I'm so sad to hear of Helen's passing. Although we will miss her she is in a better place with her sisters. I'm sure my memaw welcomed her with a BIG hug and kisses. R.I.P Helen, you are loved and will be dearly missed

Connie and howie stanley
March 11th, 2015 10:24pm
Michigan

We are sorry we can't be there! We are keeping you guys in our thoughts and prayers! Helen was a great women of God she will be missed!

Dallas n Linda Quinley
March 11th, 2015 9:47am
Wolcottville

So sorry to hear of Helen's passing but yet know she is rejoycing with the Lord. Prayers with the family.