Elmer R. Timm — Plainview

PLAINVIEW — The funeral for Elmer R. Timm will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Plainview, with the Rev. David Frederickson officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Plainview.

Mr. Timm, 86, of rural Plainview, died Monday (March 16, 2009) at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Born July 1, 1922, in Whitewater Township, Winona County, he attended Grub Country School and Immanuel Lutheran School, and graduated from Plainview High School in 1940. On March 22, 1947, he married Verona Zabel.

Mr. Timm was a lifelong farmer in Wabasha County. He and his wife were named Outstanding Conservation Farmers of Wabasha County three different times, an award given by the Star Tribune. He was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Plainview, serving on various church boards. He was also a member of the Plainview School Board for 12 years and the Plainview Co-op Oil Board for nine years. He enjoyed farming, current events, reading, traveling, and his family.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Rita (Robert) Luecke of Norwood Young America, Minn.; a son, Marlin (Gayle) of Plainview; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald (Mary) of Plainview; and a sister, Elaine (Franklin) Folkert of Plainview. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudy and Julia (Kiese) Timm.


Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview, and an hour before the service Thursday at the church.

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