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Bernice C. Zimmerman

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Bernice C. Zimmerman, age 93, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Putnam County Hospital.

Born Nov. 17, 1918 in Union County, Ind., she was the daughter of James O. and Verna (Freeman) Plessinger.

She was a 1934 graduate of Greencastle High School and graduated nurse's training in 1952, receiving her LPN degree.

She married Herman Zimmerman in December 1967, and he preceded her in death in June 1983.

She was a nurse and X-ray technician for more than 30 years at the Putnam County Hospital until her retirement.

Bernice was a member of the Fillmore United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women; a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star; lifetime member of the Women of the Moose; and the Home Extension Club.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra L. (Jerry) Glass of Fillmore; a sister, Mary L. Keller of Sycamore, Ill.; granddaughter, Kristina (Marc) Gray Perez of St. Louis, Mo.; and a great-grandson, Alec H. Perez.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers, John, Jake, Jay and Leland Plessinger; three sisters, Dorothy Sutherlin, Carolyn Freeman and Doris Meador.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor Brian Palmer-Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Little Walnut Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, with an Order of Eastern Star Service to be held at 6 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory to the Mooseheart Child City Mooseheart, IL 60539.