Norbert Anthony Zimmerman July 17, 1927 - Sept 9, 2013 Norbert Anthony Zimmerman, 86, of Los Banos, California passed away Saturday at Los Banos Nursing and Rehab.
Mr. Zimmerman was born in Maryville, Missouri to Chris and Florence Busby Zimmerman, and was a resident of Los Banos for 8 years. He married Eleanor Boyle in October 1951. She passed away on September 9, 2000. Norbert married Frances Moracco DeKeyrell on December 29, 2001.
He was a Police Officer for 20 years working for Lawrence Livermore Lab and served in the US Marines during World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War and retired from the Marines.
He was a parishioner of the Shrine of Our Lady Miracles Church in Gustine, California and a 4th Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Fleet Reserve.
Mr. Zimmerman is survived by his wife, Frances Zimmerman of Los Banos; sons, Denzil (Sheila), of Omaha, Neb.; Thomas, of Gustine, Calif.; Mike (Tami), of Patterson, Calif.; Kenneth (Christi), of Patterson, Calif.; and Paul (Dorothea) Zimmerman, of Tracy, Calif.; daughter, Theresa (Mike) Lanza, of Riverbank, Calif.; step sons, Steven, Robert, David, and Aloysius "Skip" DeKeyrel; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Eight brothers; Richard (Alice), Elkhorn, Neb.; John (Lucille), Maryville; Gerald (Pat), Omaha, Neb.; Phillip (Reba), Savannah, Mo.; Stephen, Rolla, Mo.; Charles (Theresa), Peoria, Ariz.; and Daniel (Ann) Zimmerman, Ada, Ok.; one sister, Esther (Jerry) Coffelt, Ravenwood, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Eleanor and son, Christopher Zimmerman.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 17th followed by a Rosary at7:00 pm at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles Church in Gustine. A Funeral Mass will be held at11:00 am, Wednesday, September 18th at the Shrine of Our Lady Miracles Church in Gustine.
Interment to follow at 1:00 pm at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.
Donations may be made to: Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles Church, 370 Linden Avenue, Gustine, CA 95322 or Kidney Foundation, 15490 Ventura Blvd, Ste 210, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-3016