Angeline “Angie” Zimmerman, age 97, passed away at her home in rural Portland on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 surrounded by her family.
Angie was born on December 6, 1923, in Redkey, Indiana, the daughter of Charles and Iris (Starr) Bird. She graduated from Redkey High School in 1941 and married Max Zimmerman, Sr. on December 24, 1943. Max preceded Angie in death on March 3, 2006.
Angie and her husband were lifelong farmers in Richland and Jefferson Township. She loved to garden, cook, make handcrafts and was an avid reader. One of her favorite things was to have a house full of friends and family to cook for.
She attended a United Methodist Church most of her life. She looked forwards to being in the presence of her Savior Jesus Christ and being reunited with her husband.
3 sons: Max Zimmerman (wife Linda) – Columbia City, Indiana
Jim Zimmerman (wife Carol) – Redkey, Indiana
Ron Zimmerman (wife Lou Ann) – Redkey, Indiana
1 daughter: Donna Riddle (husband Erick) – Monticello, Indiana
6 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.
Services to celebrate Angie’s life will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home. Angie’s son-in-law Erick Riddle and granddaughter Lory Norden will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Redkey.
Memorials may be directed towards Jay County Public Library or EverHeart Hospice.
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