Obituaries

Obituaries

Sharon Esther Howard Zimmerman 1945 - 2007 Horton

Horton - Funeral services for Sharon Esther Howard Zimmerman, 61, Horton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Horton.Mrs. Zimmerman died Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at Tri-County Manor in Horton after a long battle with breast cancer.She was born Nov. 26, 1945, in Horton, the daughter of Austin and Esther Weir Bryan. She graduated from Horton High School and attended Clark's Business School in Topeka.Mrs. Zimmerman and her first husband farmed northeast of Horton, and she worked at the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service office. She later worked at Nelson Veterinary, the Care Fair, USD 430 and the Brown-Atchison Electric Cooperative.She was a member of First Christian Church in Horton.She married Charles Jay Howard on Jan. 30, 1965, in Horton. He died May 20, 1979. She married Donald Zimmerman on Aug. 1, 1987, in Horton. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Scott Howard, Topeka; two daughters, Julie Roush, Bonner Springs, and Shelly Howard, Lawrence; a stepson, Jay Zimmerman, Denver; six grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton.The family suggests memorials to the church or breast cancer research, sent in care of the mortuary, 909 Central Ave., Horton 66439.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.dishon-maple-chaney.com">www.dishon-maple-chaney.com</a>.