Zimmerman memorial service is Aug. 12

A memorial service for Dorothy Wynne Zimmerman, a longtime faculty member in English, is 11 a.m. Aug 12 at the Sheldon Museum of Art. The service is open to the public.

Zimmerman, 87, of Lincoln, died Nov. 5. Dorothy and her husband Edward John Zimmerman began teaching at the University of Nebraska in 1951. Dorothy, who started as a lecturer, retired nearly 40 years later as a full professor of English.

Among her distinguished publications were editions of George Sand's "The Country Waif," and "Life in Alaska," the autobiography of her pioneering aunt, May Wynne Lamb. She co-edited and wrote for "French Women Authors," a collection of 52 critical essays that is a library standard.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann and son-in-law, Philippe Lucas, and their three children, Paul, Alice, and Marc of Paris; her daughter, Mary, of Evanston, Ill.; her brother, Robert Wynne of Boston, her sister, Gwen, and brother-in-law, Don Tilley, of Lincoln, and their children, Michael and Michele.

For more information on the memorial service, go to http://events.unl.edu/2013/08/12/80055/.