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Obituary: Reinhold "Junior" J. Zimmerman

May 23, 2017 04:39PM ● Published by Jim

Reinhold "Junior" J. Zimmerman

Reinhold "Junior" J. Zimmerman, age 86 of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Reinhold was born on August 12, 1930 in Burnett, the son of Reinhold and Elsie (Hartwig) Zimmerman. On May 1, 1954, he was united in marriage to Agnes Kohls at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus. He was a lifelong dairy farmer and also enjoyed fishing, playing euchre and gardening. He was fond of polka music and loved tending to his flowers. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Fox Lake.

Reinhold is survived by his wife Agnes of Beaver Dam; his children, Dale of Fox Lake, Craig of Fox Lake, Gary (Rebecca) of Burnett, Lary of Beaver Dam, Nancy (Donald) Nummerdor of Fox Lake, Margie (James) Van Egtern of Fox Lake, Steven of Beaver Dam, Robert of Beaver Dam and Lori (John) Wellnitz of Juneau; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren; siblings, Roy (Nordean) of Colby, Duane (Dorothy) of Fox Lake, Dennis (Arlene) of Fox Lake, LuAnn (Frederick) Degner of Watertown; sister-in-law, Elaine Zimmerman of Markesan and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Reinhold was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jane; son, Lloyd; brother in infancy; 2 brothers, Wilbert and Elsmer (Eileen); sister, Iris (John) Pantazon and other relatives.

Visitation for Reinhold will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 110 Edgelawn Dr., Fox Lake from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Nottling officiating. Burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens, town of Trenton.

If desired, memorials in Reinhold's name may be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church or St. John's Lutheran Church Chair Fund.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at

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