Elsie Anna Zimmer, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at The Maples at Har-Ber Meadows, Springdale, Ark.


     Elsie Anna Zimmer, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at The Maples at Har-Ber Meadows, Springdale, Ark.
     She was born Dec. 22, 1924, in Dodge City to Albert H. and Mary D. (Autrey) Eis. On April 17, 1949, she married Clarence Marion Zimmer in Dodge City. He preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1981.
     Elsie was a homemaker and a volunteer for several charities.
     Elsie is survived by two sons and their spouses, Donald W. and Kathy Zimmer of Lawrence and Michael A. and Sonya Zimmer of Fayetteville, Ark.; a sister, Alma Fox of Willets, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Steven Riley Zimmer.
     The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Swaim Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dick Robbins officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City.
     There will be no visitation, and the casket will remain closed.
     Memorials are suggested to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR 72762 in care of Swaim Funeral Home, 1901 Sixth Ave., Dodge City, KS 67801. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.