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Hazel Zimmer

1935 ~ 2018 (age 83)

Obituary

It is with great sadness that the family of Hazel Zimmer, formerly of Yorkton, announce her passing on December 19, 2018 in Edmonton, AB.  

A funeral service was held for Hazel on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11:00 am from the chapel of Christie's Funeral Home

Interment followed in the Yorkton City Cemetery. 

Should friends desire donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Hazel.

Mrs. Hazel Zimmer was born in Yorkton, Saskachewan on May, 9, 1935 to Sara Bamping (nee Czinkota) and Frank Bamping. Hazel grew up in Yorkton, and attended school where she finished grade ten and started working. In April of 1956 Hazel married Herbert (Herb) Zimmer originally from Jansen, Saskatchewan, who was in the Air Force. The couple moved to Portage la Prairie, then while Herb was stationed in the North West Territories, Hazel remained in Yorkton where she gave birth to their first daughter Dawn. The next posting was in Edmonton, Alberta where their daughter Yvonne was born. Hazel and Herb were later posted to Holberg, B. C.; Zweibrucken , Germany; Sardinia, Italy; Rivers, Manitoba; and finally to Whitespruce, Saskatchewan. They later retired in Yorkton, living in a house across the street from Hazel’s mother Sara. Later in life Hazel finished her G.E.D., completed a secretarial course and passed her driver’s license. Hazel enjoyed working for many years with the women of the Canadian Legion assisting with catering Legion functions . Hazel was an avid reader and who also enjoyed bowling, knitting, gardening, playing cards and trying out new recipes. She was a quiet, kind woman with a good sense of humor who loved to spend time with her family especially her granddaughter Amanda who was born January, 7, 1996.

Hazel leaves to cherish her memory and to celebrate her life, her loving family: daughter Dawn Zimmer, and Yvonne Spicer and son-law, Brad Spicer; grandchild, Amanda Spicer; step-sister, Dorothy Gilbertson; sister-in-law, Georgina Bamping, as well as relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Herbert; parents, Frank and Sara; and step-father Alex Peppler; brother, Jerry; and relatives and friends. Hazel will be forever missed as she touched the hearts of those who knew her.

A funeral service was held for Hazel on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11:00 am from the chapel of Christie's Funeral Home

Interment followed in the Yorkton City Cemetery. 

Should friends desire donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Hazel.

 

 

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Services

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 10, 2019

11:00 AM
Christie's Funeral Home & Crematorium
121 Palliser Way
Yorkton, SK S3N 4C6

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