Vida M. Zimmerman, 99, of Alta Vista, Kansas, passed away January 21, 2021, at Diversicare of Council Grove. She was born October 16, 1921, east of Alta Vista, to Henry and Amanda (Kraus) Andres.
Vida was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Alta Vista, where she was the organist and pianist for over 50 years. She gave music lessons most of her life. Vida loved her Jesus, her church and her family.
Vida was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Ike” Zimmerman, son Noel Zimmerman, daughter-in-law Kathy Zimmerman , and siblings: Wilmer (Helen) Andres, Irma (Iver) Swenson, and Raymond (Sherry) Andres.
She is survived by her sons: Laurel Zimmerman of Alta Vista and Del Zimmerman of Valrico, FL; daughter-in-law Brenda Zimmerman of Topeka; grandchildren: Lawrence "Ike" Zimmerman and Wesley Zimmerman of Topeka, Crislyn Grubb (Matt) of Jensen Beach, FL and Lisa Zimmerman of Riverview, FL; and great-grandchildren Ethen and Eryn Grubb.Vida was loved...she is gone…but not forgotten.
Due to the Corona Virus, Vida was cremated and a graveside will be held at a later date. Memorial may be made and sent to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 303 Main Street, Alta Vista, KS 66834.
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