Sid D. Zimmerman, Brodhead/Richland Center, WI

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

May 8, 1959 - November 17, 2017

Sid D. Zimmerman, age 58, of Richland Center, WI, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on November 17, 2017 at home. Sid was born May 8, 1959 in Monroe, WI, to Merton and Donna (Malkow) Zimmerman. He grew up in Brodhead, graduating from Brodhead High School in 1977. He married Cindy Meier in 1979 and had two children, Jeanie and Eric. They later divorced. On October 18 2008, he married Katheen Schleich Greco in Las Vegas, NV. Sid was a meat cutter and worked for Costco in Mt. Prospect, IL, Pick N Save in Monroe, and Piggly Wiggly in Janesville, and Edgerton. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time outdoors and watching football. One of his dreams was to live in the country and that was fulfilled when he and Kathy bought their acreage in Richland Center and built their house.

Sid is survived by his wife, Kathy; a daughter, Jeanie (Jose) Ortiz of Janesville; a son, Eric Zimmerman of Watertown; three granddaughters: Serenity Zimmerman, Lydia and Nayeli Ortiz; a brother, Steve (Jodi) Zimmerman of Monroe; a sister, Sue Flora of Janesville; a nephew, Chad Zimmerman; and nieces, Alysa Anderson and Abby Flora.

Sid was preceded in death by his father, Merton in 2004; his mother, Donna in 2006; and a grandson, Angel Ortiz in 2012.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at the D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, WI. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. on Tuesday until time of services at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.dlnewcomerfuneralhome.com

Jeanie and Eric would like to extend their deepest thanks to Kathy for all the love and care she gave to their father.

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