Russell (Russ) Lewis Zimmerman, age 71, passed away July 10, 2019, at Aspirus Palliative Care in Wausau, WI, with his loving family by his side.
He was born January 20, 1948, in Medford, to Lewis Robert Zimmerman and Rosemarie (Rollins) Zimmerman. He attended and graduated from Westboro High School. He worked in the woods logging; was a semi driver for Mueller Brothers for a short time; bus driver for 4 years; worked for the Town of Westboro as grader operator/maintenance for 19 years and retired from the Town of Worchester, Phillips, after 7 years. He also served on the Westboro Volunteer Fire Department for 28 years.
He married Marlene (Kaehne) Goodrich on September 10, 1982, and she survives along with his sons, Ted Goodrich, Rib Lake, Randy (Becky) Goodrich, Tomahawk and Rodney (Ann) Goodrich, Stetsonville. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, two brothers, Larry (Sandy) Zimmerman, Westboro, Sherman (Mary) Zimmerman, Brantwood, and one sister, Jane Zimmerman, Milwaukee. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Conrad Goodrich.
He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, co-worker and friend. He was a hard-working man who always had a smile on his face. He will be sadly missed by his family and all that knew him.
Mid-Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family. A memorial will be held at a later date. For online condolences, please visit www.HonorOne.com.