Darline Zeimet


Darline Carlyn Zeimet, 87, of Lansing died Monday, November 24, 2014 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, November 29 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lansing, with Rev. John Moser as the Celebrant. Inurnment followed at Gethsemane Cemetery, Lansing.

Darline was born June 4, 1927 to Harry and Marie (Zimmerman) Ellgen in LaVerne, MN. She was united in marriage with Clement Zeimet July 14, 1947 in LaVerne, MN, and six children were born to this union. Darline worked at the Northern Engraving facility in Lansing for many years. She also enjoyed embroidery, and making jewelry and crafts.

Darline is survived by four children, Carlyn (Ed) Lesch of Davenport, Mike (Teddi) Zeimet of Riceville, FL, Stuart (Lois) Zeimet of Vacaville, CA and Judy (Mike) Freese of San Pedro, CA; eight grandchildren, Marcus, Heidi, Matthew, Jennifer, Michael, Anthony John, Stephanie and Crystal; six great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Harriet Gedstad and Fern Norgaard.

Darline was preceded in death by her husband, Clement, in 2010; two children, Joan and Bill; and her parents.

Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Lansing is assisting the family with arrangements.