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Albert L. Zimmer Obituary


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“Opal, Jim, and Gary I was so sad to hear about Al's homegoing. Al was a second father to the Baker kids's and for that we were blessed. I will...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Carolyn Baker - Massillon, OH

“I was saddened to hear of Albert's passing and wish to extend my condolences to Opal and the entire family. I worked with Albert at National Iron...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Loel Stein - Uniontown, OH

“Opal, Jim and Gary, Paul and I have been saddened by the news of Al's homegoing. Al has meant a lot to me, when Opal and Al traveled with the Baker...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jackie Baker Moody - FL

“To the Zimmer Family, My deepest sympathy and prayers to you all with a loss of a wonderful man. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Holly Zimmer - Canton, OH

“Opal,Jim, and Gary, I am so sorry to hear about Al's homegoing. The first thing I thought was he and Dad have probably already started some kind of...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Mel and Sandy Mock - Gallipolis, OH


Albert L. Zimmer, age 88, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. Al was surrounded by his wife of 68 years, Opal, two sons, Jim and Gary, and his sister-in-law, Georgia. Al was born on April 16, 1922 in Canton, OH. He first met Opal at Stadium Park, where they were on separate picnic outings. Al and Opal were married on October 20, 1942. The couple moved to California during Al's military service and returned to Canton following WWII. Both have been life long, faithful members of the Canton Baptist Temple. In addition to his wife, Al is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Cindy and Gary and Ann; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the Doctors and Nurses in the Palliative Care Unit at Aultman Hospital. Their loving care and compassion will not be forgotten. Additional thanks to the staff of the Canton Baptist Temple for their comforting words and prayers. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11am in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Calling hours will be Friday from 6-8pm and one hour prior to the service from 10-11am in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in his name, to the Palliative Care Unit at Aultman Hospital. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-Line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.

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