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David Otto Zimmerman

January 20, 1944 — January 3, 2024


    David Otto Zimmerman died peacefully in his home on January 3, 2024. David was born on January 20,1944 in Wausau, WI to the late Arlene Foster. He graduated from Wausau High School in 1962. On a rainy April 13th day in 1968 he married Kathleen (Milne) Zimmerman. They were married for nearly 50 years before her passing on December 29, 2017. Together the two of them lived in various cities in Wisconsin, but Wausau was where they called home. 
    Dave is preceded in death by his parents (Roy and Arlene Foster), wife Kathy, and their son Tom, who died at birth.  He is survived by his two kids, Brian Biju Zimmerman and Lisa MeeHee Kirby (husband Matt).  He also has 3 grand-daughters (Allison, Katelyn and Juliana Kirby) whom he loved and who loved him.  
    Dave was proud to be US Army Veteran and proud to have served his country through a tour in Vietnam. He loved old cars and working in his yard.  He will be greatly missed but his many stories and memories will live on.  
    A small family service will be planned for a later date in the summer. 

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