Linda Zimmerman age 66 of Westbrook, formerly of Hopkins and Chaska, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 surrounded by her family at her home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 29 at St. Anthony Catholic Church.
Visitation is 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Monday at the Westbrook Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Interment is in Westbrook Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Service - Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Linda Zimmerman was born December 20, 1946 in Adrian, MN to Berend and Bernice (Kemper) Engelkes. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. Linda grew up in Hopkins, attended St. Joseph Catholic School and graduated from Hopkins High School in 1966. On October 29, 1971 she was united in marriage to David Zimmerman in Ogden, Kansas. They moved to Chaska, Minnesota in 1987 and then to Westbrook in 2006. Linda loved her cats, and enjoyed reading, crocheting, and watching the Vikings. She loved camping and sitting around the campfire. The loves of her life were her son and her grandchildren.
Linda is survived by her husband David; son Brian (Lisa) Zimmerman of Westbrook; grandchildren Lawrence, Rylee, and Ian; mother-in-law Betty Lou Zimmerman; surrogate family members: Dominic & Echo Rose Nelson, Alexandra Blom, Emily Grace Wooden, and Robert Blom Jr.; brother Randy Engelkes of Robbinsdale; nieces and nephews: Vince (Alicia) Engelkes, Dan (Andrea) Zimmerman, Debra Jay, John (Megan) Duran, Mike Duran, and Diane (Jamie) Rieger; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister-in-law Rita Engelkes, and father-in-law Harvey Zimmerman.