Eldon W. Zimmerman

HERSEY — Eldon W. Zimmerman, 86, of Hersey, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Nursing and Rehab Unit.

He was born on April 20, 1930, in Hersey, to Albert and Marie (Hemund) Zimmerman. He attended Hersey School, and had farmed for many years in the Hersey area. Eldon also served as township supervisor, on the Reed City School Board, and in the Hersey Fire Department. He married Mary Lou Blanchard on Jan. 9, 1954, in Hersey. She preceded him in death on Nov. 26, 2014.

Surviving are one son, Dwight (Meta) Zimmerman, of Strathmore, Calif., and their children, Raymond and Joyce; one daughter, Lori (Wayne) Loney, of Houston, Texas, and their son, Max; and also nieces and nephews.

Eldon was a member of the Hersey United Methodist Church. The family will be planning a memorial service later this spring. Memorials in Eldon's name are requested to the Hersey United Methodist Church.

Please share a memory or sign the guest book for Eldon at mcdowellfh.com.