Gregg Zimmerman

Gregg Zimmerman, 48, of Louisburg, KS passed away July 16, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the First Christian Church, 602 N. 1st. Street, Louisburg, KS 66053.

Mr. Zimmerman was born on 12/17/1966 in Irvine, Scotland, UK. He grew up in Wauseon, OH and graduated as the class president of the Wauseon High School Class of 1985. He attended Embrey Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, graduating in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science and commissioned as a 2nd Lt. of the United States Air Force. He graduated from the USAF Undergraduate Pilot Training, Williams AFB, AZ in 1992. During his service in the USAF, he was deployed to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia during the Khobar Towers Bombing. After receiving many commendations and medals during his 10 years of service, he was discharged as a Captain and Aircraft Commander.

After leaving the USAF, Mr. Zimmerman continued his career in Information Technology, as a Caterer, a classic Shelby Mustang restoration mechanic, and an Asset Protection Agent.
Mr. Zimmerman loved cars, particularly Ford Mustangs and Austin-Healeys and he loved flying airplanes.

Mr. Zimmerman is preceeded in death by his mother, Nan Zimmerman, his paternal grandparents, Donald and Leola Zimmerman, and his maternal grandparents, James and Denham McCulloch.

Survivors include: His wife Esther, her two children, and his son Kennedy; his father Richard; his sister Lee-Anne and her husband Steve Hamilton, and their five children.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Carrol Shelby Foundation to benefit children with life-threatening health issues.


  1. Sherri on July 23, 2015 at 5:43 pm

    Heartfelt prayers and hugs to Esther and Gregg’s families. Gregg you always had such a great smile and kind words for all and you will be missed much.

  2. Marji on July 23, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    Very sad to hear of Gregg’s passing. He will be missed.

  3. Linda M on July 23, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    Gregg will be missed dearly, heaven gained another angel, we lost a kind and caring friend. My thoughts and prayers to his family.

  4. Kevin, Amy, Jillian & Gracie, on July 24, 2015 at 7:58 am

    Our hearts are so sad and we miss you so much Gregg. You were the best next door neighbor and friend anyone could ask for, and your constant smile, sense of humor and generous spirit will be missed. We’re praying for healing for Esther and your family. God bless you all.

  5. Pete Chrzaszcz on July 25, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    I am one of Gregg’s 92-04 Pilot Training classmates. After Pilot training I caught up with Gregg in Panama where he was stationed. We were both so excited to be living out our dreams- My class and I are deeply saddened by his loss. He will be missed- My prayers are with you. Pete

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