Anna Maria Zimmerman

No services will be held for Anna Maria “Sunny” Zimmerman, 96, Lawrence. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Zimmerman died Saturday, February 12, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born December 27, 1914 in Cokato, Minnesota, the daughter of Albert and Katie A. Taurainen Salmela. She grew up in attended public school in Minneapolis. She then went on to Nurse Training in Kansas City, Kansas at the Florence Cook School of Nursing for a year, and graduated from KU Medical Center in 1957.

Anna Maria lived in Minnesota for 21 years, then lived in Illinois, Colorado, and settled in Lawrence. She worked at Lawrence Memorial Hospital for three and a half years, then at Dr. Zimmer’s office, and at the Samaritan Lodge before retiring in 1985. She was a member of the Autumn Club, Travel Club, and AARP.

She married Joseph Alvin Zimmerman, September 3, 1960 in Lawrence, he died in 1986.

Survivors include a daughter, Renee Ann Reese, Cheyenne, Wyoming; and a brother Roy Marvin Salmela, Topeka; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother Harold.

Messages & Condolences

From Marilyn Mitchell...

Renee, Our sympathies to you and your family. Remember the good memories of your mother and hold them to your heart.

Thinking of you,

From Gregory D> Zimmerman...

Dear Renee and Family,
My deepest condolances to you and yours.I usally talked to Sunny once or twice a year,
she always seem so full of , well you know, she was the only person I talked to about the Zimmerman side of the Family my only conection to the them.
If you need anything rumsey-yost has my Email address. Greg

From Terry Zimmerman Rosier...

My deepest condolences to you, Renee and to your family. Terry Jo

From Carol Chaney...

Renee and family, Deepest sympathies to you and your family upon the death of Sunny. Marilyn called today to tell me of her passing. It has been years, but I still remember you and your family and all the family times we had a Grandma and Grandpa Johanning’s farm.
Thinking of you.

Your cousin,
Carol (Johanning) Chaney

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