Kristi Lynn Zimmerly
Hermiston August 8, 1971-November 19, 2016


Kristi Lynn Zimmerly of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on August 8, 1971, in Redmond, Oregon, to William and DeeAnn Carlson Urbach. She died on November 19, 2016, in Richland, Washington, at the age of 45 years.

Kristi lived in Culver, Oregon, until the age of 5. She was raised in Tigard, Oregon, by her parents DeeAnn and Tony Amstad. Kristi graduated from Tigard High School in the class of 1989.

She worked in Sherwood, Oregon, before moving to Hermiston, Oregon, where she continued to work for Amstad Farms. Kristi was united in marriage to Justin K. Zimmerly on February 10, 1996, in Hermiston, Oregon. They were blessed with a son, Dillon Zimmerly, on January 13, 1997. Kristi continued to work as the bookkeeper for Amstad Farms and was a devoted wife and mom. She loved watching Dillon play chess and sports, especially basketball. Kristi was so proud of Dillon, who is studying nuclear engineering at Oregon State.

She is survived by her husband Justin Zimmerly, Hermiston, Ore.; son Dillon Zimmerly, Hermiston, Ore.; parents DeeAnn and Tony Amstad, Hermiston, Ore.; brother Jeff Urbach and wife Tanya, Sherwood, Ore., sister Tammy Urbach Alley and husband JD, Culver, Ore., brother Skeeter Amstad and wife Cori, Sherwood, Ore., sister Kelly Fowler and husband Steve, Sherwood, Ore., and sister Theresa Jensen, Tigard, Ore.; sister-in-law Canda Zimmerly, Hermiston, Ore.; brother-in-law Lorren Zimmerly, Vancouver, Wash.; nieces Gabrielle, Bailey, Cora, Ashlee, Lacy and Jessee; nephews Jacob, Jared, Luke, Zachary, Thaddeus, Cole, Tad, Camren and Cody; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, great-nieces and -nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 775 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston, Oregon.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon, is in care of arrangements

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