Eustis, Fla. Darrell Francis Zimmerman, age 80, of Eustis, Fla., (former resident of Blue Earth), died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Florida. Memorial mass was held Dec. 11, 2012, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth.
Darrell was born April 28, 1932, in Canby, the son of Thomas and Rita (Willette) Zimmerman. He has two siblings, Vivian and DePaul. He went to country school as a child, and then went to Blue Earth High School.
Darrell worked at Elmore Nursery and Green Giant. He married Janet Lorraine Daly on Sept. 27, 1954, in Fairmont, and worked as a trucker and a farmer. Darrell and Janet had two children, Kim Marie Jansen (Zimmerman) and James Darrell Zimmerman. Darrell was preceded in death by wife Janet and son James. He married Lynne DuMouchel in July of 2002 and relocated to Florida to live out his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, farming and playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Darrell F. Zimmerman
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