Colleen Ann Zimmerman
August 27, 1926 - February 10, 2017
Colleen Ann Zimmerman, 90, of Hudson, died Friday, February 10, 2017, at her home. She was born August 27, 1926, in Flat Rock, MI, a daughter of the late Robert and Naomi (Lehman) Vedder. She married Ronald R. Hartung on June 11, 1950, in Monroe, MI, and he preceded her in death. She later married Wayne “Jack” Zimmerman on February 2, 1980, and he preceded her in death on March 8, 2005.
Colleen was a graduate of Monroe High School Class of 1944, and furthered her education at Adrian College, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance in 1948. Her professional career was spent teaching in several schools in Monroe and Lenawee County for 31 years, retiring in 1986 from Adrian Public Schools. Her civic involvement included the Order of the Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Women’s Club, Friends of the Library, and the Retired Teachers Association. Colleen was a member of the Hudson First Congregational Church.
Surviving are two sons, Frederick (Angie) Hartung of Manitou Beach, MI and Michael Zimmerman of Sebring, FL; sister-in-law, Carolyn Kinman of Dallas, TX; two grandchildren, Matthew (Marcy) Hartung and Jeffrey Hartung; two great-grandchildren, Gage and Gavin; a step-grandson, Carter; two step-great grandchildren, Taylor and Cody.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a son, Russell Hartung, a sister, Geraldine Musgrave, and a brother, Robert Vedder.
A memorial service for Colleen will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017, at noon at Hudson First Congregational Church with Dr. Rev. Thomas Burke Jr. officiating. A luncheon will immediately follow in the fellowship hall. The family will receive friends for a visitation for an hour preceding the service, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements were entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson.
Memorial contributions in honor of Colleen can be given to Hudson First Congregational Church or Hudson Carnegie District Library.