News and Tribune

July 4, 2013

M. Alma Zimmerman, 97; of Beech Grove


A Mass of Christian burial for M. Alma Zimmerman, 97, of Beech Grove, will be at 10 a.m. today, Friday, July 5, at St. Roch Church, Indianapolis, with entombment in Calvary Cemetery. She died Monday, July 1, 2013.

 She was born in New Albany on Jan. 8, 1916, to Frank and Flora Ackerman Eckert. She was an active member of St. Roch Catholic Church for more than 70 years and was active in the Ave Maria Guild.

 She is survived by her children, Larry and his wife, Susan, James, Joseph and his wife, Diane, Ken and his wife, Teresa Zimmerman, Joyce Teagardin and her husband, Edwin, Marilyn Hercamp and her husband, David, and Susan Beveridge and her husband, Craig; 20 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gervase A. Zimmerman on Oct. 9, 1996.

Visitation was after 9 a.m. today, at the church.  

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Roch School or St. Paul Hermitage. Online condolences may be shared with the family at orileyfuneralhome.com


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