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1934 Bill 2024

William Don Zima

August 21, 1934 — March 8, 2024

Palatine

Visitation and Funeral Services for William Don Zima, 89, will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Rd., Palatine on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral. Interment will be at 2:00 p.m.at Windridge Cemetery, Cary, IL.

Bill was born in Chicago, IL on August 21, 1934, to Frank and Theresa (Althier) Zima. He was baptized and confirmed at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Melrose Park, IL. Bill received his crown of glory on March 8. 2024.

Bill was an avid bowler, loved motorcycles and being a part of the Des Plaines Valley Gem and Mineral Society, creating beautiful jewelry and taking raw gems and turning them into exquisite pieces.

He is survived by nieces, Joan Zima and Susan Edwards; and nephews, John (Tina) Zima and Michael Edwards.

He was predeceased by the love of his life, Lois, and nephew, David Edwards.

Special thanks to Lisa Kaminski and Rick Babula for all of their help over the last couple of years.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to Des Plaines Gem and Mineral Society or Immanuel Lutheran Church, Palatine, IL.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, March 14, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Visitation and Funeral Services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Rd., Palatine on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral.

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 14, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Visitation and Funeral Services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Rd., Palatine on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral.

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Interment

Thursday, March 14, 2024

2:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Interment will be at 2:00 p.m.at Windridge Cemetery, Cary, IL.

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