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Rosemary Zimmerman, 90, of Lincoln died
Tuesday, May 8, 2007, at 11:59 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her
funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the
funeral home, with Tim Searby officiating.
will be in New Union Cemetery.
Mrs. Zimmerman retired as administrative
assistant for the Logan County Housing Authority.
She was born Oct. 20, 1906, in Lincoln to Elba
Marshall and Iva Suman Taylor. She married Kenneth
E. Zimmerman on May 3, 1939, in St. Louis, Mo., and
he preceded her in death on Aug. 12, 1976.
She is survived by one son, Dr. Thom J. (and
"Tinker") Zimmerman of Louisville, Ky.; three
granddaughters, Laura (and Mike) Kavanaugh of Emden,
Christina (and Marty) Clementz of Elkhart and
Jessica Day of Greensboro, N.C.; one grandson, John
(and Heather) Barrick of Lincoln; nine
great-grandchildren; and four
She was also preceded in death by one son, Robert
F. Zimmerman; and two brothers, Robert S. Taylor and
Suman "Doc" Taylor.
She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church,
Rebekah Lodge of Lincoln, actively worked with the
March of Dimes, Salvation Army, Illinois Sheriff's
Association, Lincoln Christian Church Harvest of
Talents and the Republican Women Association.
Memorials may be made to the organization of the
donor's choice or to the "Rosemary Cares" project.
This project will replenish the stuffed animals and
comfort-care blankets that Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital provides to children and hospice patients.
As a tribute to her many years of volunteer service,
her family intends to continue this project in her
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