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2017-10-11 / Obituaries

Gail Patricia Zimmerman

Gail Patricia Zimmerman of Newberry, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. She was born January 24, 1936 in Crystal Falls, Michigan, the daughter of late Hugo and Jean (Paulsen) Johnson.

Gail was married to John Leon Zimmerman of Chicago on March 19, 1966 and remain happily married until his passing on October 29, 2004. In addition to her parents and her husband, Gail is preceded in death by her son Brian and sisters Lou Jenn Hagglund and Maureen Ladda. Survivors include sons John of New York, New York and James of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

In 1985 Gail left Luce County Community Health, where she served as office manager to open the Sears store in downtown Newberry which she operated until her retirement.

A longtime member of the Newberry Country Club, Gail enjoyed golf, camping, boating and other outdoor activities. She loved to travel and visited every state in the country. As an avid bridge player she enjoyed long games while socializing with friends and family.

A gathering of friends and family will be held at the American Legion Post #74 Warren Room in Newberry on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Condolences may be expressed at

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.

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