Cody J. Grandmont was born June 6, 1990, to Laura (Schlensig) and Jeff Grandmont in Denison, Iowa. He was raised in Missouri Valley, Iowa and graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 2009. He enjoyed playing football while in school. After Cody’s graduation he worked as a truck driver and also did construction. He was also a heavy equipment operator in the Local 234 Union. For the past three years, Cody has lived in Persia, Iowa.
Cody enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle. He also enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his kids.
Cody died on January 15, 2019, as a result of a car accident at the age of 28 years, seven months, and nine days.
Cody was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ted and Judy Grandmont and Jim Schlensig; uncle, Blake Shipman; and cousin, Justin Grandmont. He is survived by his fiancée, Michelle Olson of Persia, Iowa; two children, Miyah and Vincent Grandmont of Persia, Iowa; parents, Laura and her husband Blaine Shipman of Garden City, Iowa and Jeff Grandmont of Council Bluffs, Iowa; three siblings, Heather Zortman of Audubon Iowa, Cecily Grandmont of Garden City, Iowa; half-sister, Dakota Grandmont of Walnut, Iowa; step-siblings, Alex Shipman and Noah Shipman both of Oakland, Iowa, Chelsey Shipman of Logan, Iowa; Grandma, Linda Schlensig of Garden City, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.