Phyllis May Zimmerman, 68, of Huron, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at her summer cottage.
Born June 8, 1942, in Mansfield, Ohio, she was the daughter of Owen Jones and Alda (Baker) Jones Brook. She retired as a home economics teacher with the Mansfield City Schools. Since 1998, she had lived in Huron during the winter months. Family was important to Phyllis, especially her grandchildren. She served on the board of directors for the German Home Society, Daughters of Herman, Horse Club Auxiliary and Walton Lake. Phyllis was very active with the Sons of Herman where she enjoyed cooking and catering events.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Leslie Zimmerman of Huron; grandchildren, Madison and Jack; mother, Alda Brook of Mansfield; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Jan Jones and Leslie and Kathy Jones of Mansfield; and special nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Zimmerman in 1996; infant son, Christopher; father, Owen Jones; and stepfather, James Brook.
Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Road, Mansfield, where funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday conducted by Terry Philpott. Burial will follow in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics.
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