Marian F. Zimmer, 74, of County Route 3, died early Monday
morning, March 5, at River Hospital after a short illness.
Born March 30, 1937, in
Redwood, daughter of Harold L. and Laura Zimmer Flath, she
attended Schnauberís Corners School and graduated
from Redwood High School as valedictorian in 1955. She
attended Canton ATC in 1956.
She married Paul H. Zimmer on July 8, 1956. The couple lived
and worked on the family farm on County Rt. 3, near Plessis.
She worked as a teacherís aide at Alexandria Central
School from October 1968 until June of 1979. She then was
employed as a senior computer operator for Redwood National
Bank in Redwood and Alexandria Bay, until her retirement on
October 1, 1999.
Marian was church organist at
St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Redwood for nearly 60
years. She served on the Board of Elections for the
past 7 years, and helped organize the Redwood High School
Reunion Committee from 1987 until the present.
She was an accomplished seamstress and often made gifts of
her handiwork for new babies, cancer patients and family
Surviving are her husband , Paul; two sons, Michael and his
wife JaNae, Plessis, and Carl, Watertown; two grandsons,
Patrick and his wife, Nicole, and their daughter, Collins
Renee, Great Falls, Montana, while Patrick serves there in
the U.S. Air Force, and Peter, a student at JCC in
Watertown; a brother, Leonard Flath, Lansingburgh, N.Y.; a
sister, Ruth M. Bateman, Watertown; an aunt, Eleanor
Schneider, Theresa; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be
held 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, at St. Paulís Lutheran
Church, Redwood, with Pastor Jeri Dexheimer, officiating. A
luncheon will follow the service at the Redwood Fire Hall.
Memorial donations may be
made in lieu of flowers to St. Paulís Lutheran Church
Memorial Fund, Lake St., Redwood NY, 13679 or to Hospice of
Local arrangements are with
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay.
Information provided by
Funeral Service and Newzjunky.com, Watertown