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(September 4, 1941 – September 21, 2011)

Ruth A Zimmerman, age 70 ,of Midland, died unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. She was born in Midland on Sept 4, 1941 to Raymond and the late Irene (Singles) Warner. Ruth grew up in Coleman and was graduated by Coleman High School. Ruth married Al Zimmerman in Midland on January 2, 1960. She worked at Chemical Bank, with her husband for eleven years, and at McKay Press. Ruth loved her dogs Snyder and Abby and enjoyed going on trips to the casino with her family and friends Ruth is survived by her husband Al ; two sons and daughter-in-law Al Zimmerman Jr. of Midland and Bill and Amy Zimmerman of Auburn; daughter Lori VanVleet of Odessa, Mo, her father Raymond Warner of Coleman, grand children; Nick (Kelly), Rachel (Josh), Hollie, Hayley Zimmerman. Two great grandchildren Owen and Layla Zimmerman. She is also survived by her sisters Janet (Neil) Johnson and Brenda Warner both of Coleman; brothers Raymond (Cheryl) Warner of Auburn, Ind, Robert (Cindy) Warner , Gary (Valdora) Warner both of Coleman and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Smith-Miner Funeral Home with the Rev. Raymond Warner officiating with burial to follow in Midland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will take place Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Humane Society of Midland County’s animal shelter PO Box 1034, Midland, MI 48641-1034 Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com