Michael E. Zimmermann, 81, Hewitt, and formerly of Milladore, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020, at Marshfield Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, where a visitation will be from 9:00 am until service time. Rev. Mark Krueger will officiate. Burial will be in St. Wenceslaus Cemetery, Milladore, where military rites will be conducted.
Michael was born on January 27, 1939, in Marshfield, to Peter and Bernice (Blum) Zimmermann. He was a 1957 graduate of Auburndale High School. He then entered the United States Army, serving from June 3, 1957, until his honorable discharge on May 23, 1960.
He married Delores Linzmeier on April 15, 1961, at St. Kilian’s Catholic Church, Blenker.
Mike had been employed at Figi’s in Marshfield and later at Port Edwards Paper Mill until his retirement in 2000.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Delores, and their children, Jeffrey (Sheila) Zimmermann, Debra (John) Kolano, Shirl (Kevin) Mannel, Tracy (Jim) Hetze, and Lori (Gary) Ott. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Travis, Jennifer, Heather, Jordan, Amanda, and Megan and five great-grandchildren, Lucy, Emeri, Elise, Riley, and Ava.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Bonnie Altman and Donna Metcalf.
The family will designate a memorial at a later date.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com