Mrs. Esther E. Zimmer age 103 of Grant, Michigan died Thursday January 24, 2002
at her residence in Grant. She was born Esther Elizabeth Soderstrom in Grant, Michigan
the daughter of Amelia Benson and Carl Olof Soderstrom on February 22, 1898. She married
Clyde George Zimmer on October 14, 1914 in White Cloud, Michigan and he preceded her in
death on April 17, 1956. She was a self-employed Domestic House Cleaner until 1977.
She was a member of Grant Wesleyan Church.
She is survived by her children Alice & Joseph Budge of Billingham, WA, Chester &
of Spring Arbor, Dorothy Hines of Grant, 9 Grandchildren, 27 Great-Grandchildren,
7 Great-Great-Grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by son George Zimmer,
Grandsons Arden & Tommy Hines, Son-in-law Jay Hines,and Grandson-in-law Ron Brott.
A family prayer was held at 10:45 A. M. with funeral services at 11:00 A. M. from
the Grant Wesleyan Church on Monday, January 28, 2002 with Pastor Jonathan White and
Pastor Vernon LeFeber officiating . Interment was in the Hillside Cemetery near Grant.
2-4 & 7-9 P. M. Sunday at the McKinley Grant Chapel. For Memorials please consider the
Grant Wesleyan Church Missions.
Funeral Home, Grant, 231-834-5613.