Congratulating Wilma Zimmerman upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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  • 24 / May / 2013
  • 30 / May / 2013
  • 30 / May / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Wilma Zimmerman upon the occasion
of celebrating her 100th Birthday

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to commemorate and
recognize certain milestones celebrated by citizens of this great Nation
and Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Wilma Zimmerman of Brocton, New York, upon the occasion of cele-
brating her 100th Birthday; and
WHEREAS, Wilma Zimmerman was born in West Seneca, New York, on June
17, 1913, to Louisa and John Hettich, who had migrated from Germany to
Buffalo, New York, around 1905; Wilma attended primary and secondary
school in West Seneca; and
WHEREAS, Wilma Zimmerman worked as a secretary at the high school in
Brocton, retiring from that role in 1973; and
WHEREAS, Wilma Zimmerman raised a son, Joseph, and a daughter, Jeanne;
she has been further blessed with two grandchildren, David and Christo-
pher, and five great grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, With a positive outlook and a steadfast love for her many
friends and family, Wilma Zimmerman looks forward to each day; she
remains young at heart and enjoys spending time with her family; and
WHEREAS, Wilma Zimmerman is a devoted member of her church, attending
services each week; her deep faith is a major influence in her life; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished woman, who has experienced the incredible
joys and sorrows characteristic of, and reserved for, those with the
stamina and courage to savor a full life, has inspired the lives of her
many friends and family members; and
WHEREAS, This beloved lady has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize and honor the lives of beloved citizens who have reached a remark-
able age and who have witnessed and celebrated the innovations, cultural
developments and awesome achievements of this country during the last
century; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
celebrate the 100th Birthday of Wilma Zimmerman; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Wilma Zimmerman.


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