Joseph Zimmeth was my maternal grandfather's oldest brother and was 15 years older than my grandfather. His wife had twenty years earlier and his daughter, Celestine, suffered from severe mental health problems.
Services Friday Morning for Joseph Zimmeth.
Joseph Zimmeth passed away on Tuesday afternoon of this week, September 17, at the home of his brother, Charles Zimmeth who resides on South Van Etten street in Pinconning. He had been in poor health for over a year. Mr. Zimmeth was 84 years of age, born April 14, 1873, in East Tawas.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9:00 o'clock from St. Agnes Church with Rev. Fr. Casimer Szyper officiating. Burial will take place in St. Joseph cemetery in East Tawas. The body is at the Lee Funeral Home.
Mr. Zimmeth made his home the past three years with his brother here, Mr and Mrs Charles Zimmeth, who is the only surviving brother. Other survivors are one daughter, Celestine Parrott, address unknown; one sister, Mrs. Josephine Whiteside, of Caledonia, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.