Jessie Zimmerman, lifetime Forest City man dies.
Manito-Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in Forest City Methodist Church for Jessie Zimmerman, 50, a resident of Forest City for 49 years, who died in Pekin Hospital at 8:30 PM Saturday [November 17, 1951] after an illness of several months. The Rev. Joseph Hobbs will officiate and burial will be in Mason City Cemetery. Friends will be received at Johnson Funeral Home in Manito until 10 AM Tuesday and after that time in the Church.
He was born April 2, 1901, the son of John and Rebecca Robertson Zimmerman.
Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. May Breedlove, Mrs. Lillie Jackson, both of Forest City; Mrs. Ruby Sollberger, Peoria; Miss Geneva Zimmerman, Pekin; three brothers, Earl Zimmerman, Kilbourne, Carl and Howard, both of Pekin.
Contributed by: Sara Hemp