Scott was born in Peoria, Illinois, November 19, 1949, to Edwin and Betty Zilm.
He spent 20 years in the Air Force.
After retirement he worked at Pitney-Bowes in Spokane.
Scott was an avid golfer.
Scott is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Pam; sons Scott Michael Zilm (Scott Kemp) of Chicago, and Paul Zilm of Spokane; granddaughter Madelyn Emma; siblings John Zilm of Springfield, Missouri and Rebecca Anderson of Pontiac, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
An Honor Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 3, 2012, 3:00 PM at Washington State Veterans Cemetery, 21702 W. Espanola Rd., Medical Lake.
Memorial contributions can be sent to Wounded Warrior Project.
Community Cremation Service Spokane Valley 13127 E. Sprague, Spokane Valley, WA 99216 509-926-2020 On-line guestbook at: www.CommunityCremationService.com