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June 17, 2004

Sheldon Paul Zimmerman
(6/03/04 6/12/2004)

Sheldon Paul Zimmerman, 9 days old, died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at Columbia (MO) Regional Hospital.

He is the beloved son of Charles and Marilyn Zimmerman of rural Arbela, born on June 3, 2004 at Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

He was preceded in death by an uncle.

He is survived by his parents; brothers: Leland, age 11, Dale, age 7, and Dervin, age 2, of the home; sisters: Emily, age 13, Andrea, age 9, Janella, age 5, and twin sister Sharla Rose of the home; grandparents: Henry and Ella Martin of Arbela and George and Julia Zimmerman of Memphis; great-grandparents: Annie Zeiset of Blue Ball, PA, and Carmi and Emma Stauffer of Hinkletown, PA; 22 aunts and uncles; numerous cousins.

Funeral services were held at 9 a.m. at the home and 9:30 a.m. at the Northview Mennonite Church, Tuesday, June 15, 2004, in Scotland County, MO. Abner Oberholtzer, Enos Zimmerman, Nelson Martin, and Amos Zimmerman officiated the service. Richard Zimmerman and Clifford Garman served as pallbearers. Burial was in the Northview Cemetery.

Gerth Funeral Service handled the arrangements from their Memphis chapel.

Condolences may be sent to the Zimmerman family via email at

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