Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Edwin N. Zimmerman

Edwin N. Zimmerman, age 92 years, 11 months, 30 days, died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the home of his daughter and son in law Anna and Melvin Nolt in Plymouth after a period of deteriorating health.


Mr. Zimmerman was born May 12, 1921 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania the son of the late Aaron Z. and Lizzie B.( Nolt) Zimmerman.  He was a member of the Old Order Mennonite Church and was a retired farmer.


He is survived by his children: Lizzie (Mahlon) Sauder of Kutztown, PA, Martha (Harry) Weaver Kutztown, PA, Anna (Melvin) Nolt of Plymouth, Ammon (Erma) Zimmerman of Kutztown, PA, Mabel Zimmerman (Melvin deceased) of Leroy, MN, Harvey (Erma) Zimmerman of Shelby, Rachel (Harvey) Burkholder of Shiloh, Annetta (Lloyd) Martin of Shiloh, Edwin (Grace) Zimmerman of Shelby, Glenn (LouElla) Zimmerman of Shelby,  Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. His siblings: Lena N. Martin of Martinsburg, PA, Sarah Horning of Lancaster Co., PA, Lydiann Martin of Lancaster Co., PA, John Aaron Zimmerman of Shiloh, Benjamin Zimmerman of Plymouth, Esther Martin of Martinsburg, PA, and Lloyd Zimmerman of Lancaster Co., PA.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Annie N. (Hoover) Zimmerman on March 19, 2006; daughter: Ellen Zimmerman in 1964 and Son: Melvin Zimmerman in 2004; Granddaughter: Edna Nolt in 1988 and 8 siblings.

Friends and family may call on Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the home of his daughter and son in law Rachel and Harvey Burkholder, 1991 Shatzer Road, Shiloh. The family will meet there at 8:45 AM Friday morning for prayers. Funeral service will be on Friday at 9:30 AM at Springmill Old Order Mennonite Church on Dininger Road in Shelby, with Bishop Ammon Burkholder officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Care given by Bob, Catherine and Jake at Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. To leave a condolence, please visit


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  1. Julie Wells says:

    I am sorry for your loss.

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