September 19, 1921 - October 17, 2016
Dorothy Anna Zimmerman, 95, Fairbury and formerly of Forrest, died at 12:20am Monday, October 17, 2016 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Church, Forrest with ministers of the church officiating. Burial will be in the North Apostolic Christian Cemetery, rural Forrest.
Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and 9:00 to 9:45 am Thursday at the church. The family suggests memorials be given to OSF Hospice, Apostolic Christian Church, Forrest or Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Mrs. Zimmerman was born September 19, 1921 in Rankin, IL the daughter of Joel and Lydia Lindoerfer Gudeman. She married Perry Zimmerman on April 18, 1948 in Elgin, IL. He died on February 3, 2012.
Survivors include her children, Sharon (James A.) Stoller, Eureka, Michael Zimmerman, Paul (Loretta) Zimmerman, Wayne (Nancy) Zimmerman, all of Fairbury, Donna (Larry) Bachman, Forrest, one brother, William (Evelyn) Gudeman, Elgin, 22 grandchildren and 54 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, step-mother, Ernestine Gudeman, an infant son, Roy, grandson, Jonathan Zimmerman, a son in law, Terry Adams.
Mrs. Zimmerman was a graduate of Rankin High School and a homemaker. She also was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church, Forrest since 1939.