Martha Ann Zimmerman Teacher for 35 years
Funeral services for Martha Ann Zimmerman 61, Haines, were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at the First Lutheran Church, Baker, with the reverend James Berentson officiating. Interment followed at the Haines Cemetery. Mrs. Zimmerman passed away in Union Wednesday, January 5.
She was born December 31, 1904 at Merrill, Wisconsin. She came to Oregon from Everett, Washington some 57 years ago and has been in the Baker area for 38 years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in education from Eastern Oregon College in La Grande. On December 21, 1930 she was married to Charles S. Zimmerman in Baker. She has taught approximately 53 years in Baker and Union Counties.
Mrs. Zimmerman is survived by her husband, Charles Zimmerman, one son, Paul Zimmerman of Concord, Calif.; two grandchildren, Douglas and Deborah Zimmerman both of Concord; one sister, Marie Sass of Haines; three brothers, Alfred and George Mattes, both of Baker and Donald Mattes of Seattle, Wn.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was a charter member of the Fist Lutheran Church in Baker and has been active in all the Women’s Organizations of the church. She has taught Church School and has participated in all the activities of the First Lutheran Church.
The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, January, 1965
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor