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1924 Carol 2022

Carol Zimmer

April 11, 1924 — January 17, 2022

Carol Zimmer, 97, of David City, Nebraska, died Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Butler County Health Care Center.

Memorials may be given to St. Peter's Church, St. Joseph Villa & Court or Masses.


Carol Zimmer was born on April 11, 1924 to Frank and Charlotte (Kosch) Zimmer on the farm near Bellwood. Carol married Geraldine Svoboda on August 27, 1956 at St. Mary’s Church in David City. Three children were born to this union.
Carol was a lifelong farmer in the Bellwood area. His life revolved around the farm, the family and his strong Catholic Faith. He enjoyed woodworking, spending time with family and in his younger days enjoyed roller skating and motorcycle riding.
He was member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and was a church board member who helped plan and build the new St. Peter’s Church. He also served as member on the Bellwood Co-op and Butler County Extension Boards. He was an avid reader, especially western novels.
Carol is survived by his son, Larry(Cindy) Zimmer of Bellwood, grandson, Brian(Angie)Zimmer of Lincoln, great-grandchildren, Ashley and James Zimmer. Daughter, Janet(Duane)Mulligan of Columbus, grandson, Kyle(Katie)Mulligan of Hastings, great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Miles Mulligan, granddaughter, Krista Moon of Columbus, great-grandchildren, Kylar, Harpyr, and Tuckyr Moon; grandson, Jared Mulligan of Columbus. Daughter, Amy (Gregg) Shonka of Lincoln, grandson, Andrew( Madie) Shonka, great-grandson, Noah of Kansas City, granddaughter, Aryssa and great-grandson, William, granddaughters, Anna, Abby and Ayauna Shonka all of Lincoln. Sister-in-law, Dolores Zimmer, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Geraldine in 2019, one brother, Duane Zimmer and one sister, Lois Speicher.
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Visitation

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Peter's Catholic Church

211 Esplanade Street, Bellwood, NE 68624

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Parish Rosary

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Peter's Catholic Church

211 Esplanade Street, Bellwood, NE 68624

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Additional Viewing

Thursday, January 20, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Peter's Catholic Church

211 Esplanade Street, Bellwood, NE 68624

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, January 20, 2022

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St. Peter's Catholic Church

211 Esplanade Street, Bellwood, NE 68624

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Burial

St. Mary's & St. Peter Cemetery (Marietta)

1141 41 Road, Bellwood, NE 68624

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