John A. Zimmerer

Birth Date: 
Tuesday, April 24, 1945
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

John A. Zimmerer, 75, of Wooster died on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

He was born April 24, 1945 in Loudonville to Albert and Clara Hendricks Zimmerer.  On May 12, 1984, he married Kayla Manges.  She survives.

John had worked at the Orlo Auto Parts and at Martin Jewelers.  He was an active member of Central Christian Church, enjoyed bowling, fishing, building model cars and spending time with his family and grandchildren making a train layout for them.

Along with his wife, Kayla, John is survived by his children Mark (Julie) Zimmerer of Wooster, Scott (Mary) Rutt of Sterling, Stacy Rutt of Rio Rancho, NM, Craig Rutt of Canal Fulton and Susan Flinner of Wooster; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and sisters Susan Wise of Roanoke, VA and Linda Zimmerer of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Barbara Stutz.

Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the noon service on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.  Burial of cremains will follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St. Wooster is assisting the family.

Contributions may be made to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691 or to Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 410 W. 10th Ave., 7th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43210.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

Contributions may be made to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691 or to Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 410 W. 10th Ave., 7th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43210.

Visitation: 

Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until noon at the funeral home

Service: 

Saturday, April 17, 2021 at noon at the funeral home.

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Kayla, Mark, Julie & family;
I am so sorry for the loss of John. He was a good man. I know you're missing him terribly. He is in a better place now~no more pain, no more tears.
He will be with you always, in your hearts. Love you all, 'Aunt' Pam

We were fortunate enough to have John as employee for the last 16 years. He was always a pleasure to be around and he brought great joy to everyone he worked with. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

Kayla and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I only knew John from church family. He was a quiet strength and a faithful follower of God. May your memories bring you peace and comfort.

My sympathies to the entire family. John was a good man. He will be missed

John will be remembered as a quiet man of faith. He was a heck of a eucher player.

Kayla, Mark, Julie and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of John's passing. Our paths have crossed many times, while he waited on us at the jewelry store, the hardware store, Grandparent's Day at school, at the ball fields and our favorite place was our league bowling. We are so glad to have met your family! John was a great guy and grandpa! Hugs to all!

Kayla and Family,
So very sorry for your loss! Sending love and prayers.

Kayla so sorry to hear about John My thoughts and prayers are with you May the Lord give you the strength to go to this time

so sorry for your loss prayers

We are heartbroken over hearing about the loss of John. He was such a gentle and kind soul and will be terrible missed. I pray that you are able to keep ahold of all the wonderful memories you have with him in your hearts and minds.

sorry to hear of john's passing, a kind soul, i will miss seeing him across the street and the conversations we had. my condolences
to Kayla and family.

Kayla and family:
Sending our sympathy to you on the passing of John. Your family were great neighbors to us for many years. Thinking of you all.

Most of my memories of John are from the house I sit in now. The weekend poker games, the sound of change hitting the floor. The next morning always felt like I won the lottery; picking up money the guys "accidentally" dropped. Kayla, it was so nice to see the two of you after Dad passed. I am now passing my condolences to you.

Most of my memories of John come from the house I sit in now. The weekend poker games. The sound of change hitting the floor. The next morning always felt like I won the lottery; picking up the what the guys "accidentally" dropped on the floor. Kayla, it so was nice to see you guys after Dad passed. Now I am sending my condolences to you.

Kayla,Mark, and family,

Larry and I were deeply saddened to see of Johns passing. We got to know John and Mark when our son Brian was moved to Kean Elementary
school and the boys became friends and played on the basketball team that Larry coached. Over the years we’ve seen John at sporting events for his grandsons and have had the privilege to know John as a kind, caring, and loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed

My heartfelt condolences to you and your family at the loss of your dear husband. I am thinking of you and pray for your comfort at this difficult time.

Hugs and prayers to an amazing family that will miss such a wonderful member

Kayla and family, our sincerest sympathy for your loss. We thought highly of John.

Dear Kayla and family,

We were so sorry to hear about the passing of John. Randy and I won't forget the fun times we had bowling on Sunday nights. John was a great bowler and a great competitor. He was also a very quiet, kind man. He will be missed. Lean on God during this difficult time and know that John is in a better place and smiling as he looks down on you.

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