Beverly Elaine Zimmerman
TOLEDO-Beverly Elaine Zimmerman, 98, of Toledo, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be held Friday, May 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Christ United Methodist Church in Toledo with Pastor Jill Mack officiating. Interment will follow at the Dysart Cemetery in Dysart. Visitation will be held Friday, May 28, 2021 from 1-2 PM at Christ United Methodist Church prior to the service. Please feel free to leave condolences to the family at www.kruse-phillips.com
Beverly was born on September 26, 1922, in Dysart, Iowa, the daughter of Julius and Catherine (Schnell) Schafer.
She graduated from Dysart High School in 1940 and attended AIB in Des Moines where she studied Business.
On August 1, 1948, she was united in marriage to Frank Zimmerman in Alexander Bay, NY. After her marriage, she made her home in New York and Florida. She worked in the Bullet Factory in Des Moines during WWII. She moved to Toledo in 1950 and worked for Schafer Produce. Beverly worked for the Tama County Extension Office and retired in 1994.
Beverly was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Toledo where she was active in the Ruth Circle. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Toledo American Legion Auxiliary, Mothers Home Circle, and the Rebekah Lodge. Beverly enjoyed crossword puzzles and was a fabulous cook and baker (especially pies). She loved to travel and go places with her friends.
Survivors include two sons, Craig (Pamela) Zimmerman of Montour, and Kim (Doreen) Zimmerman of Fairhope, AL; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Frank on September 4, 1974; one son, Kent Zimmerman; and two brothers, Marvin (Elsie) Schafer and Myrle (Evelyn) Schafer.
Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo, is assisting the family with arrangements.