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Pearl Elvira Zimmerman (1902-2006 age 104) obit

Posted: 13 Dec 2006 10:53PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 14 Dec 2006 5:17AM GMT
Surnames: Zimmerman, Widic, Philbrick, Jensen, Schofield
This obituary may answer some of the questions that you have on the Philbrick family, and how they were related into the Schofield family. The following obit. was in the Casper Wyoming Star Tribune.
Pearl Elvira Zimmerman
GREEN RIVER -- Following cremation, memorial services for Pearl Elvira Zimmerman, 104, will be conducted on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at 1 p.m. at the Vase Flaming Gorge Chapel in Green River.
She died Dec. 7, 2006, at Castle Rock Convalescent Center in Green River. She had lived all of her long life in Sweetwater County, with most of her time in Green River.
She was born in Granger on Aug. 4, 1902, the oldest of six children.
She attended schools in McKinnon, Green River and Rock Springs. She was among the first students to attend school at what is now the Masonic Temple on Flaming Gorge Way in Green River. All of her education was taught in one-room school houses.
She married Joe Widic on Nov. 27, 1918, they later divorced.
She married Jack Barto Zimmerman on Oct. 24, 1941.
She was an avid homemaker. One of her favorite pastimes was telling the stories of life in the early days of Sweetwater County, living in Granger, homesteading the Mackay ranch on the Henry Fork, traveling to Rock Springs by horse and wagon, making friends with the Indians who crossed the river near their home, building the family cabin in the Uinta's, hiking up to White Mountain to picnic, arrowhead hunting and much more.
She was a member of the VFW and a charter member of FOE Ladies Auxiliary, where she received her 60- year membership pin. She was also involved in establishing the first Senior Citizen Center in Green River and Union Pacific Employees Club (The Old Timers).
Survivors include one son, Elmer Widic and wife of Riverdale, Utah and one daughter, Dixie Genetti of Green River; nine grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Philbrick and Anna M. Jensen Philbrick; husbands, Joe Widic and Jack Barto Zimmerman; two sisters, Ada Nesbitt-Trunell and Charolette Petre, three brothers, Nels, John and Charles "Bud" Philbrick; half brothers, Richard and Keith "Barney" Scholfield; stepson, Ralph Zimmerman; daughter, Elaine Karician; one grandson, one granddaughter, two great-grandsons and a step-granddaughter.
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