Jack E. Zimmerman

East Tawas, Michigan
April 29, 1925 - August 30, 2018


Visitation for Jack will take place 1-3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Buresh Funeral Home- Tawas City.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Homes- Tawas City


Services will take place 3:00p.m. Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Buresh Funeral home, 416 Whittemore Street, Tawas City, Michigan 48763.

Obituary Notice

Jack E. Zimmerman, age 93, of East Tawas, formerly of Saginaw passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018. He was born on April 29, 1925 to the late Edward and Mildred (Smith) Zimmerman in Saginaw, Michigan. Jack served his country in the Army in the Korean War where he was awarded the Bronze Service Star. He was a General Motors retiree. On June 26, 1954 Jack married the love of his life Jane Socier. Jack was a member of the Tawas American Legion where he served as a member of their honor guard, a member of the American Foundrymen’s Association, and attended Grace Lutheran Church. He was a former board member of the Tawas Senior Center, and the Iosco County Commission on Aging. Jack enjoyed socializing, especially playing euchre.

Jack is survived by his sons, Edward B. Zimmerman of Kalamazoo, Mark A. Zimmerman of Houston, TX, Guy W. (Janet Ergo) Zimmerman of Carol Stream, IL, and John S. Zimmerman of Holland, MI; his sister, Donna Wascher of Saginaw; grandchildren, Alexander, Aaron, Emily, and Rachael Zimmerman; and his great-grandchildren, Elijah, Oliver, Arthur, Charlotte, and Atticus. Jack was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jane Zimmerman; and his sisters, Mildred Haas, and Sandra Trealor.

Services will take place on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 3 PM at the Tawas City Chapel of Buresh Funeral Homes with a visitation from 1-3. Pastor Matthew Carpenter of Grace Lutheran Church will be officiating the service. Interment will follow with military honors in American Legion Cemetery in East Tawas, Michigan. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com


American Legion Cemetery, East Tawas, Michigan


Dear Jack, we will miss you so. You always had something constructive to contribute to ICCOA. You were an integral part of the board and when in the audience. Rest in peace.
— Bev McFaul
My sincere condolences to the Zimmerman sons and grandchildren and Jack’s extended family. So sorry for your loss. I will always remember Jack’s jolly lighthearted personality and his work ethic, having worked so long for the same company... and his strong convictions about things he believed in. Also for being a good husband father, and grandfather. Rest In Peace.

Teresa Zimmerman
— Teresa Zimmerman
To a truly great, father . You’ve always been one to look up to and admire, a true role model of a life well lived. You will be missed. Love you dad.
— Mark
My mother, Arlene Salisbury, has been a good friend of Jack’s for many years. My husband Jon Obermeyer served on the board of the senior center for a while with Jack. We have many fond memories of conversations with him.
— Jon amd Anne Obermeyer
just wanted to say that jack was a good friend of mine , with a love of euchre. he was a friend to everyone. you are going to be missed very much jack.
— shirley stonehouse

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