Patricia Jean Zimmerman
June 22, 1928 – April 9, 2019
ZIMMERMAN, Patricia J. (Age 90) –
Passed away April 9, 2019 at her home in Almira, WA where she has lived for over 71 years. Patricia was born June 22, 1928 to Donald and Bessie (Llewellyn) Rule. She attend school in Spokane, WA where she was co-valedictorian of her class from North Central High School, she then went on to attend WSU for two years where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Beta Sorority. While at WSU she met Clarence “Bob” Zimmerman and they married on August 23, 1947 in Spokane, WA. They moved to Almira where Bob and Patricia ran the family farm and raised their family. Patricia was a member of Almira Community Church, W.I.F.E. and former state president, W.A.W.G., and the Almira Bridge Club. She enjoyed her yard and gardening, reading, the farm. She had a musical inclination that she expressed through playing the organ, piano and tap dancing, she also enjoyed fishing and watching sports; However, her family was what was most important to her. Patricia is survived by four children Susan (John) Ridlington, Patrick (Marilyn) Zimmerman, Nancy (George) Spinner and Don Zimmerman along with 10 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. She is preceded in death by her husband Clarence “Bob” Zimmerman and one grandson Robert Ridlington. A Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Almira Community Church, Almira, WA with Pastor Paul McArthur, officiating. Memorials may be made to the Almira Fire Dept. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.stratefuneralhome.com for the Zimmerman family. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, Davenport, WA is caring for the family.
- Celebration of Life Saturday, April 20, 2019