Gerald Grimm

    Gerald E. Grimm, 72, of Wayne, died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel.
    Services will be held Thursday, July 6 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Wayne. The Rev. Kyle Nelson and Chaplain Rosalind Woods will officiate. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 5 at First United Methodist Church in Wayne with family present.
    Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.
    Memorials may be directed to the Wayne Senior Center.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.                             
    Gerald Eugene Grimm was born Aug. 12, 1944 to Dale and Mildred (Kay) Grimm of Wayne. He was baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wayne. Gerald began his education at District #8 south of Wayne and graduated from Wayne High School in 1962. Over the years, he worked in the construction, trucking, and agricultural industries. Gerald married Diane Schomaker on March 14, 1965. To this union were born three children, Paula, John Dale and Peter. Eventually, Gerald returned to the family farm south of Wayne and made his living there until 1992.  Gerald married Sharon Huddleston Grashorn on Sept. 10 1994 in Wayne. The couple made their home in Wayne, where Gerald did custodial work and drove a bus for the school system, retiring in 2009. Gerald enjoyed spending time at the Wayne Senior Center, spending time at his cabin by the river and indulging his passion for model trains.
  Gerald is survived by his son, Peter (DeLisa) Grimm of Spencer, Iowa; daughter Paula (Randy) Brown of Linn Grove, Iowa; and step-daughter Lori (Kirt) Smith of Belden; eight grandchildren (Emily, Maggie, Zachary, Eli, Anthony, A.J., Victor and Brandon) and four great grandchildren (Ellie, Cindy, David, and Mason).
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon; his parents, Dale and Mildred Grimm; son, John Dale Grimm and his wife, Tina (Field) Grimm.
    Pallbearers will be Alvin Gehner, Dennis Biggerstaff, John Alton, Ronnie Doring, Alan Hammer and Damon Henschke.
    Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Grimm, Zachary Brown, Elijah Brown, Anthony Ahlman, Victor Carpenter and Brandon Carpenter.

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