Zimmer, Dortha A., Saginaw Township, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Friday, August 19, 2011 at the Cartwright Hospice Residence. Age 97 years. The daughter of the late George and Nina (Briggs) Easton, Dortha was born on March 24, 1914 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She was married to Howard Zimmer and he predeceased her in 1983. After Dortha and Howard retired they resided in Sarasota, Florida. She returned to Michigan in 2001. She was a member of Community of Christ Church. Surviving are a daughter and a son, Joyce and Don Sparschu, Saginaw; Jim and Jan Zimmer, Collierville, Tennesee; six grandchildren, Don (Jeannie) Sparschu, Diane (Alan) Love, Linda (Tim) Buska, Adam (Heather) Zimmer, Phillip (Bonnie) Zimmer, Russell Zimmer; twelve great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, long time friend Cal Martin. The family would like to thank the Staff and Residents of Swanhaven Manor and also the Pastors and members of Community of Christ Church for their care, prayers and support for their mother. Honoring Mrs. Zimmer’s wishes cremation has taken place and no services will take place. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. www.snowfuneralhome.net