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Estel Grimm

d. March 23, 2013

Logan, Iowa

Estel Vernie Grimm was born December 3, 1939, to Vernie Clate and Nellie May (Reed) Grimm in Van Wert, Iowa. He was raised in Van Wert and attended Grand River School. Estel moved to Sioux City, Iowa and began his career as an over-the-road truck driver. He then moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa and worked as a trailer mechanic at Omaha Standard. He also worked at Deba Manufacturing in Denison, Iowa and American Games in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Estel was a member of the Lifeline Church in Dunlap. He loved to fish and tell stories. He also enjoyed 4-wheeling, camping and mushroom hunting.

Estel died on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Westmont Care Center in Logan, Iowa at the age of 73 years, three months, and 20 days.

Estel was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kathy Grimm; three brothers, Dale, Dean and Carroll Grimm; twin sisters in infancy, Nina and Ina Grimm; and five sisters, Orvetta Stickley, Vernice Nunez, Merna Gere, Orma Powell, and Clara Bruns. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Grimm of Logan, Iowa; eight children, Tammy Baldwin of Leon, Iowa, Lori (Noel) Rasband of Salt Lake City, Utah, Cindy (Richard Hodtwalker) Ashley of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Vernie (Peggy) Grimm of Smithfield, Virginia, Bob (Deb) Grimm of Akron, Iowa, Joyce Perry of West Jordan, Utah, Russell (Angie) Higgins of Denver, Colorado, Richard (Karen) Higgins of Puyallup, Washington; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grand-children; sister-in-law, Marian Grimm of Van Wert, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.

  • Memorial Service

    March 29, 2013
    1:00 PM

    Lifeline Assembly Of God

    1207 Harrison Road
    Dunlap, IA
    (712) 643-5475

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