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Zimmerly, Martha E.

STERLING — Martha E. Zimmerly, age 82, of Sterling, died Friday, April 8, 2022, at Apostolic Christian Home in Rittman, where she has resided for the last several years.
Martha was born on July 1, 1939, in Sterling, to Noah and Elva (Blough) Zimmerly, and graduated from Norwayne High School 1957 and earn a nursing degree from the La Junta Nursing School in Colorado.  She worked as a LPN in numerous positions in Ohio, West Virginia and Virginia for over 40 years.
Martha was a member of Crown Hill Mennonite Church, where she was active in the sewing group and often went to MCC Connections for the open quilting. She took pleasure in gardening and enjoying flowers.
Surviving are four siblings, John (Wanda) Zimmerly of Rittman, Ruth (Ken) Kurtz of Chesapeake, VA, Paul (Doris) Zimmerly of Sterling, and Tim  Zimmerly of Sterling; and 11 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, James Christian Zimmerly and Noah Zimmerly, Jr.
Friends may call on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Crown Hill Mennonite Church, 9693 Benner Road, Rittman, from 9:30 am to 10:45 am.
Services will follow at 11:00 am on Saturday, at the church, with Pastors Thomas Dunn and Dan Hooley officiating. Burial will take place at the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Crown Hill Mennonite Church, 9693 Benner Road, Rittman, OH 44270, or the Apostolic Christian Home, 10680 Steiner Rd., Rittman, OH 44270.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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