Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

Frances Irene Zimmerman

Born: December 21, 1937 - Died: March 17, 2022

Service Schedule


Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Date: March 21, 2022 --- Time: 4-8 p.m.


Immaculate Conception Catholic Church - Owensville
Date: March 22, 2022 --- Time: 10:00 a.m.


Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery

Memorials / Donations

Memorials requested for family's choice.


Frances Irene Zimmerman, 84, of Owensville, Mo., formerly of Osage Beach, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Washington.

She was born December 21, 1937, daughter of Leonard and Helen (Maciejewski) Brown in Rosebud.

She was united in marriage to Francis (Frank) Patrick Zimmerman August 19, 1967, in Hermann.

Irene was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Owensville and Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church in Lake Ozark where she was a member of the Ladies of the Knights of Columbus and Ladies Sodality at both churches. She was also a member of Elks Lodge #2517 in Osage Beach and volunteered at Hope House in Lake Ozark and Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach.

She loved watching the St. Louis Cardinals play. She also enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards, listening to country music but especially spending time with family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; parents, Leonard and Helen; grandsons, Derrick and Dustin Zimmerman; great-granddaughter, Taylor Carr; daughter-in-law, Judy Ammerman; son-in-law, Steve Mitchell; and Pam Wilson.

She is survived by her children, Charles "Dinger" Ammerman of Owensville, Tammy Garth and husband Mike of Mt. Sterling, David Zimmerman and wife Fran of Beaufort, S.C., April Waugh and husband Logan of Queen City, Mark Zimmerman and wife Roberta of Linn, Michael Ammerman of Sunrise Beach, Brian Griffen and wife Lorna of Washington, Brenda Baumbach and husband Doug of Cuba and Patty Savage and husband Don of Lake Ozark; and 27 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 3 great, great-grandchildren; and many relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Monday, March 21 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Owensville with Fr. Wayne Boyer officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery.

Memorials requested for family's choice.