William Paul Zimmer, 68, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
William was born on December 9, 1950, in St. Clair, Michigan to the late Roy and Donna (Laffrey) Zimmer. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. On December 1, 1972, he married Elizabeth Beach. William enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his wife, Liz; 5 children, Carrie (Aaron) Shields, Craig (Lisa) Zimmer, Christopher (Michelle Gabara) Zimmer, Corissa (Mike) Brown, Catie (Rick Sauve) Lis; 19 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 4 siblings, Vicki (Tim) Fye, Kay Malcolm, Joanne (Steve) Shaw, Paul (Stacy) Zimmer; sister-in-law, Linda Zimmer; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Zimmer was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald Zimmer; and brother-in-law, Dean Malcolm.
A memorial gathering will take place Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. at Thunder Bay RV Park, 4250 U.S. 23 South. Arrangements have been handled by Bannan Funeral Home.
Memorials: MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena Cancer Center