Sally Jane Zimmerman, age 74 of Melrose, passed away one day after her 58th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the CentraCare Hospital in Melrose, Minnesota.
A private service will be held due to the coronavirus.
Sally Jane Kendall was born October 28, 1946 in Duluth, Minnesota to Earl and Mildred (Colwell) Kendall. Sally grew up in Knife River and Two Harbors. In 1963, she married Terry “T.Z.” Zimmerman and in 1971, they moved to Melrose. Sally worked at the Meadowlark Country Club for 25 years. In doing so, she met many of her long-time friends. She adored her family to the fullest. Sally was a family-oriented mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who looked forward to the annual family reunion at her cabin on Lake Superior in Grand Portage.
Survivors include her loving husband, Terrell “TZ” Zimmerman; daughter, Teri Jean “TJ” (John) Hessburg; sons, Trent (Jessie) Zimmerman, Troy (Linda) Zimmerman, and Travis (Linda) Zimmerman; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister, Janet (Mert) Larson; brothers, Earl (Lori) Kendall and Rod (Wendy) Falk; and many nieces and nephews.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Judy; and grandson, Takoda Zimmerman.
To know her was to love her.