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Maurine Rose (Blackford) Zimpfer

September 25, 1928 ~ March 21, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Maurine Rose Zimpfer, age 93, of Anna, passed away Monday, March 21, 2022,  at Fairhaven Nursing Home in Sidney.

She was born September 25, 1928 in Maplewood, Ohio,  to the late Ralph Blackford and Mildred (Glick) Blackford.  She was married to Kenneth “Bus” Zimpfer for many years and he preceded her in death March 20, 1985.

Maurine is survived by daughters; Becky Olson of Greenfield, Indiana, Rita (Dave) Shonk of Anna, sons; James (Pat) Zimpfer of Anna, Henry (Sharon) Zimpfer of Jackson Center, eleven grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren and one sister, Maxine Metz of Jackson Center. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Alice (Norbert) Platfoot and Thelma Zimpfer of Anna.

She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, son-in-law, Alan Olson, four brothers and numerous brother and sister-in laws.

Maurine was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Botkins.  She was Valedictorian of the “Class of 1946” at Pemberton High School. She enjoyed being a farmer’s wife for many years and was a hard worker.  She liked to write poetry, play cards, and work jigsaw puzzles.  She loved spending time with family, children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Family and friends may visit on Monday, March 28, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. and burial will be held at Loramie Valley Cemetery in Botkins.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to charity of choice in Maurine’s memory.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 28, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Adams Funeral Home
1401 Fair Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

Funeral Service
Monday
March 28, 2022

11:00 AM
Adams Funeral Home
1401 Fair Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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