SUBLETTE – Gerald L. Schimmer, 59, of Sublette, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.
He was born Sept. 1, 1954, in Mendota, the son of Douglas A. and Mary Margaret “Mixie” (Schultz) Schimmer.
He is survived by one brother, Jim Schimmer of Mendota; three nieces, Lisa Schimmer of Raleigh, N.C., Jamie Schimmer of Mendota, and Heather Schultz of Durand; and three great-nephews, Alex, Damian, and Anthony.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, John.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette, with the Rev. Joel Lopez officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Sublette.
A memorial has been established to the Sublette Fire Department.
Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.