Virginia May Zimmerman age 83, 606 West Walnut Street Portland passed away Sunday at her residence. She was born in Portland November 24, 1930 the daughter of Bert and Wilma (Bechdolt) Loyd. She was married February 22, 1950 to Blaine Zimmerman who survives. She had worked at Jay Garment and Ballestran both in Portland and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her husband Blaine, one son James Zimmerman (wife Rachael) of Portland, two daughters Carol Gates of Portland and Susan Knight (friend Mark Hood) of Portland, one brother Gerald Loyd of Fort Wayne, one sister Mary Ann Stolz of Mooresville, Seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. in the Zion Lutheran Church in Portland with Pastor Mark Strietelmeier presiding. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorials can be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Jay County Cancer Society or Hospice of the donor’s choice.