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Obituary for David N. Zimmerman

David N. Zimmerman, 76, of Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Fairmount Homes Inc.

He was born in Heidelberg Township to the late Abraham B. and Ada (Nolt) Zimmerman and was the husband of Alma N. (Kurtz) Zimmerman, with whom he shared 51 years of marriage.

He was a member of Hammer Creek Mennonite, Lititz, where he was a church trustee for many years. He served 1-W Service in Colorado in the mid 1960's, enjoyed gardening, was a farmer for 21 years, and an employee of Paul B. Zimmerman Inc. prior to his retirement.

In addition to his wife, David is survived by four children, D.Neil (Lisa Armstrong) Zimmerman of Columbia, Diana Zimmerman of Baltimore, MD, Keith (Katrina Wyse) Zimmerman of Columbia, and Anita Zimmerman of Baltimore, MD; three grandchildren , Tyree, Moses, and Imani Zimmerman; two brothers, Paul (Lydia) Zimmerman of Rutledge, MO, and Titus (Geraldine) Zimmerman of Haskell, OK; two sisters, Ada (Lloyd) Sensenig of Annville and Anna (Marvin) Reiff of Manheim; a foster-sister, Carmen Forney of Lebanon; and four sisters-in-law, Edith Zimmerman of Lebanon, Julia Zimmerman of Memphis, MO, Leah Zimmerman of Rutledge, MO, and Erma Zimmerman of Orrstown, PA.

He was preceded in death by eight brothers, Jonas, Noah, Abram, Harvey, Levi, George, Enos, and Ivan Zimmerman; and three sisters, Mary, Alta, and Frances Zimmerman.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019, from 1 to 5 pm at the Wheat Ridge Chapel of Fairmount Homes, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522. An additional viewing will be held on Monday, April 29th, from 2:30 to 4 pm at the Hammer Creek Mennonite Church, 590 Hammer Creek Road, Lititz, followed by funeral services at 4:00 pm, with Leonard Rutt, Samuel Burkholder, and Titus Zimmerman officiating.

Interment will take place in the Hammer Creek Mennonite Cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers. If desired memorial contributions in David's memory can be made to Fairmount Homes Benevolent Fund at the above address.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.