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George A Zimmerman

October 28, 1923 ~ September 29, 2019 (age 95)


HURON – George A. Zimmerman, 95, formerly of Huron, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Kingston Residence of Vermilion.

   He was born October 28, 1923 in Huron and was a lifelong resident.

   George worked as a Commercial Fisherman in Huron for many years until working for Standard Oil Company, from which he retired, in 1978.

   He belonged to the Ohio State Men’s Archery Champs, a member of PAA (Professional Archery Assoc), Eight ball Archer’s, (team competitions).  He sailed on the Great Lakes Oar Boats, out of Huron.  He was a US Marine and served during WW II in the Philippines.

   He is survived by his daughter, Kay (James) McElroy of Berlin Heights; his son, John (Kendall) Zimmerman of Berlin Heights; his daughter-in-law’s, Jerri and Nanette Zimmerman; 7 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

   He is preceded in death by his wife, Mildred in 1992; parents, Frank and Margaret (Ritzenthaler) Zimmerman; a son, James Zimmerman; brothers, Frank and Larry Zimmerman; and a sister, Mary Frey.

   Cremation will take place and burial will be at Meadow Green Memorial Gardens, Huron.

   A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

   Memorial contributions may be made to the Huron Public Library, 333 Williams Street, Huron, 44839.

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