Donald Zimmer

October 12, 1919 - April 4, 2015
Livonia, MI



Friday, April 10, 2015
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Turowski Life Story Funeral Homes
Livonia, North of Joy Road
9300 Middlebelt
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 427-3400

With a 7:00pm Rosary

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Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 AM EDT
Saint Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church
27101 Chicago W
Reford Township, MI 48239

Instate at 10 am.


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Capuchin Soup Kitchen
1820 Mount Elliott St.
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 579-2100


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cardwell Florist
32109 Plymouth Rd
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 421-3567

Life Story / Obituary


Donald C. Zimmer, age 95, passed away April 4, 2015. He is preceded in death by his wife Mildred and sons Theodore and Lawrence and grandson Donnie. Loving father of Patrick (Joy), Joanne (Ted), Colleen (Dave) Curtis. Beloved Grandfather of Jessica (Jamison). Cherished Great-grandfather of Olivia. Family will receive friends at Leonard A. Turowski and Son Funeral Home, 9300 Middlebelt Road, (North of Joy), Friday 3-9pm with a 7pm Rosary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10:30am St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church. Interment Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock, MI. Donald served honorably in the US Army. He served during WWII in the Pacific. Donalds highest rank was of a Captain, which led him to receive the Distinguished Service Cross and Purple heart awards for his distinguished service. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. You may leave a memory or sign the guest book via tabs located at top of page.