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Obituary: Herbert William Zimmerman Jr.

Herbert William Zimmerman

Herbert William Zimmerman

Herbert William Zimmerman, Jr., 88, of Kingman, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Aug. 14, 2016.

He was born to Herbert William and Hannah May Zimmerman on Oct. 19, 1927, in Greeley, Colo.

Herb joined the Navy during World War II and received an honorable discharge in 1945. He married his loving wife, Alice, in Victor, Colo., on June 11, 1955. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary shortly before Alice’s passing on July 11, 2015. They retired to Kingman in 1993, and had been residents ever since.

Herb is survived by his sister, Hellen Lucero and her children, Diana Ritter, Kathleen Marcum, Loren Lucero, Dominic Lucero and Tammy Joy.

He is also survived by his son Richard Zimmerman, daughter-in-law Virginia Zimmerman, his daughter Joann VanBuskirk, son-in-law Darrell VanBuskirk, his grandchildren Jennifer Hedman, her husband Ben Robinette, Ronnie Hedman, Jonathan VanBuskirk, Hannah VanBuskirk, his great grandchildren Elaine Carolyn Fellows, Keith Hedman and Sapphire Hedman.

Herb was a private man who led a quiet life, but was a caring person who provided a helping hand to those who needed it.

He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at College Park Baptist Church, with interment immediately following at Mountain View Cemetery.

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