Anne Rosebud Zimmer died in the privacy of her family home on April 8, 2006.
She was known as "Mama Rose" to many from Rim Country to the flat lands of the Superstition foothills.
Zimmer was born in Chicago, Ill. on March 28, 1926. She moved to Arizona in 1967.
She is survived by seven children, Linda Zimmer Dixon of Mesa, Michael Zimmer of Pine, Pamela Zimmer Allen of Phoenix, Randy (RAZ) Zimmer of Pine, Penny Zimmer West of Mesa, Timothy Zimmer of Payson, and Kelly Jo Zimmer of Mesa. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A private family service will take place on April 15 in Phoenix.