Dorothy Zimmer, age 92 of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away February 21, 2014.
She was born April 21, 1921, in Gary, Ind., to William and Lillian
On September 23, 1939, she married Edward S. Zimmer, who preceded her in
death in 1996.
She is survived by her children; Edward “Skip” (Terri) Zimmer, Bruce “Buzz”
(Deon) Zimmer, Terry (Susan) Zimmer, Sue (Bill Powers) Zimmer, Randy Zimmer
and James (Sheri) Zimmer; three children she fostered, Gayla Jo, Pauline and
Wally; fourteen grandchildren, many great- and great-great-grandchildren;
sisters Evelyn MacDonald and Carol Jakich, and special friends Joan, Mary
and Tom Martin.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward S. Zimmer and brother
Dorothy was an avid quilter and loved spending time with her quilt club
Memorial visitation will be held Monday, March 3, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. to
8:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evan Funeral Home, 517 Broadway Chesterton, Ind.
Memorial donations may be made to VNA Hospice, 501 Marquette St.,
Valparaiso, IN, 46383. Online condolences may be left at