Zimmerman, Clare R. 93 of Gurnee, was born June 13, 1920 in Waukegan to the late Clarence and Vera (nee Metcalf) Zimmerman and passed away September 27, 2013 at the Rolling Hills Manor in Zion. He served in the United States Marines and the F.B.I. Clare graduated from the University of Illinois in 1950 and then taught and coached and Warren Township High School. He was the past president of the Gurnee Grade School Board and past president of the Lake County Lung Association. He worked for the Equitable Life Assurance Company and retired after 31 years of service. Clare was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis (nee White) and the late Helen Cuilla; loving father of Linda D. (Regan) McNabb, Joanne M. (Kenneth) Hawkins and Ronald R. Zimmerman; cherished grandfather of Brock, Ryan, Erin, Carrie, David, Michelle and Christopher; great-grandfather of 11 and dear brother of the late Kenneth Zimmerman. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 3-7 PM at Marsh Funeral Home 305 N. Cemetery Road, Gurnee and Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM until time of funeral service 11:00 AM at Gurnee Community Church 4555 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee. Interment will be in Warren Cemetery.
Published in News Sun from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2013