Mary Ellen Zimmermann, nee Baumgardner, age 96, passed away June 29, 2022.
Beloved wife of the late Harry. Loving mother of LeAnn Barnhart, Bill (Kari), Diane
(Steve Hershberger), Tom and John (Karin). Grandmother of Jessica Armstrong,
Joshua Barnhart (Rose), Sarah Barnhart (Jeff Leppert), Jim Barnhart (Megan), Julia
Zimmermann, Bob Zimmermann and Elizabeth Zimmermann. Great Grandmother
of Tommy Armstrong, Alex Leppert, Makayla Barnhart, Kalysta Leppert, Seth
Leppert and Olivia Barnhart. Sister of the late Merle Baumgardner of Creede,
Colorado. Good friend and neighbor to many and mom to numerous pets.
She was born in Oberlin, Ohio, grew up in Wellington and raised her family in
Lakewood. She was an active member of Lakewood United Methodist Church and
the Women’s Board at Beck Center for the Arts.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to Hospice of the
Western Reserve, West Side Community House, or Lakewood United Methodist
A celebration of life service will be held at Lakewood United Methodist Church
(15700 Detroit Ave., Lakewood OH) on Saturday, August 20th. Family and friends
are invited to attend the 11:00 a.m. church service and to join us for refreshments
and sharing of memories from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Community room.
All are welcome.