Beatrice M. Zimmermann



No Services are planned for Beatrice Werth Zimmermann, 97, of Ashland who died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 at an Ashland Foster Home.

Mrs. Zimmermann was born June 18, 1912 in Ashland, Ore., to Louis Leonard Werth and the former Lucinda Rebecca Ganiard. She graduated from Ashland High School in 1930 and from Southern Oregon Normal School in 1937.

She taught primary grades in Southern Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Portland, Ore. and Wichita, Kans. She taught one year in Worms, Germany in the U.S. Army school for children of families living there. On Aug. 24, 1975 she married Robert C. Zimmermann in Portland. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, reading, and gardening.

Surviving are sister-in-law, Rose Werth, of Ashland; three nieces; and three cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband in August of 1998; two brothers, Louis G. Werth and Oscar L. Werth; and two sisters, Gladys W. Doan and Bernice L. Holman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jackson County Animal Care and Control Center, PO Box 299, Phoenix, OR 97535.