Leonard B. Zimmer, 90, of McKean, PA, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Saint Mary’s at Asbury Ridge. He was born in McKean Twp, on January 10, 1921, the son of the late Henry and Ida Kuffer Zimmer.
While working on the family dairy farm for many years, Leonard also owned and operated a School Bus for the McKean Joint Schools from 1944-1950 and he owned Erie Co. Implement from 1955-1960. After retiring from farming in 1968 he moved to Arizona for 12 years where he worked as a self employed carpenter building houses.
Leonard was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in McKean. Where ever he went, he was very active in any church he was associated with, he was a charter member of the Gisela Community Church in Gisela, Arizona. He loved to Western Square Dance with the Lakewood Lads & Lassies.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Luella Haynes and a brother, Harrison Zimmer.
Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Mary Elizabeth Burge Zimmer; two sons, Cecil Williams and his wife Lois of Arkansas, and Neal Williams and his wife Barb, of McKean; a brother Henry Zimmer and his wife Dorothy, of Waterford; a Sister Marie McCray of Erie; also 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie Street, Edinboro, on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. A prayer service will be held there on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at the Trinty Lutheran Church, 4950 Reichert Rd., McKean at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ron Freebourn officiating.
Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Memorials may be made to McKean Hose Company, 5011 School St, McKean, PA 16426. To send condolences please visit www.gluntfuneralhome.com.