Age 88, born September 23, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio daughter of the late Berthold and Elizabeth Pommeranz died peacefully on Saturday, April 9, 2016 following a short illness.
Ivalo married Frederick Zimmerman on August 17, 1947. He preceded her in death on June 7, 1994. She wa also preceded in death by her son Eric on April 25, 1984 as well as her brother, Norman Pommeranz and her sister, Nancy Lininger.
Surviving are her son, Frederick (Kathryn) Zimmerman and her daughter, Elizabeth (Melvin) Schwark; 11 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Ivalo was a longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lansing where her late husband served as Pastor for 41 years and where she played the organ and was active with Ladies Aid and the Altar Guild. She was a former volunteer at Ingham Medical for many years.
Funeral services will be held at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4001 S. Pennsylvania Ave. in Lansing on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00. Private interment will take place at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Lansing or Eaton Community Palliative Care.