Obituary for Warren Dale “Zeke” Zimmerman

Written by on January 19, 2021

Warren Dale “Zeke” Zimmerman age 81 of Forest, died at his residence Tue. Jan. 19, 2021. He was born on Dec. 25, 1939 to the late Don and Jennie (Clinger) Zimmerman.

He married Billie Jo Slone on Apr. 3, 1965 and she survives in Forest. Also surviving is a son Don Zimmerman, Forest, daughters Julie (Gale Musselman) Zimmerman, MI, Cathy (Todd) Jones, Findlay, grandchildren Derek Zimmerman, Morgan and Nathan Fissell, step grandchildren Logan and Conner, a step great granddaughter Reese and a sister Janice (Richard) Cotten, Findlay. He is preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law Joyce and Wes Thomas.

He was a 1957 graduate of Forest High School.  Mr. Zimmerman attended Wharton Church of God.  He retired in 2003 after 46 years at UAP, Forest as a welder and maintenance worker.  Mr. Zimmerman enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, hunting, and camping at Indian Lake.  In his younger years he broke riding horses.  Mr. Zimmerman served in the Ohio National Guard.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Fri. Jan. 22, 2021 in the Clark Shields Funeral Home with Pastor David Odegard officiating. Interment will follow in Hueston Cemetery, Forest.  Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thurs. Jan. 21, 2021 at the funeral home.  Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.  Visit to send a condolence or to share a memory.  Memorial contributions may be made to Wharton First Church of God, or Wyandot County Council on Aging in care of Clark Shields Funeral Home 301 S. Patterson St. Forest, OH 45843.

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