Eustis, Fla. Darrell Francis Zimmerman, age 80, passed away in Eustis, Fla., on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.
Born on April 28, 1932, in Canby, he grew up in Blue Earth and in the 1980s became a winter resident of Old Mill Stream in Umatilla, Fla. He attended St. Mary of the Lakes Catholic Church in Eustis, was a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, and worked as a trucker and on the Willette-Zimmerman century farm until his retirement in 2000.
Survivors include his wife, Lynne "Suga" Zimmerman; daughter, Kim Marie Jansen, of Elmore; sister, Vivian Pfaffinger, of Mankato; brother, DePaul Zimmerman, of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; seven nieces and nephews; and five stepchildren, 10 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Darrell F. Zimmerman
Darrell was predeceased by his son, James Zimmerman; and first wife, Janet (nee Daly).
In the spring of 2013, Darrell's ashes will be taken home to Blue Earth for a graveside service.
Donations in lieu of flowers will be accepted by the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth.