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Shirley Zimmerman

November 1, 1937 — December 3, 2016

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Shirley Ann "Shirl" Zimmerman, 79, of Lebanon, died on Saturday, December 03, 2016 at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.
She was born on Monday, November 01, 1937 to the late Ernest R. Achenbach and Ellen P. Achenbach nee Donmoyer in Lebanon. She was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and was a retired teacher from the Palmyra and Lebanon Schools.  She was a member of the PSERS, NEA and Teachers Honor Society. Shirley was a published poet.
Surviving are husband Robert E. Zimmerman; stepsons Robert Zimmerman II, Dwayne spouse of Tammy Zimmerman, Steven spouse of Jennifer Zimmerman; grandchildren Katie Ann Mehler, Kurt L. Mehler, Jr. and 11 other grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brother Neil Achenbach; sister Barbara L. spouse of James Lehman; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband Leopold R. Mehler; sons Kurt L. Mehler, Phillip Mehler; brothers William Achenbach, Vernon Achenbach, Paul Achenbach, Ernest Achenbach, Jr.
Viewing will be on Friday, December 09, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2 N. 8th Street, Lebanon.
Funeral Mass will be on Friday, December 09, 2016 at 11:30 AM at the church.
Burial will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 3544 North Progress Avenue Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown PA 17067, Kidney Foundation of Central PA, 1500 Paxton St. Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17104 or her church.
For more information, to order flowers, or to send messages of condolence, please visit www.christmansfuneralhome.com


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