Obituary of Earl D. Grimm
Dunlap – Earl D. Grimm, 75, of Dunlap, died at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2011, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Earl was born August 13, 1936, in Princeville, IL, the son of Samuel H. and Emma Nester Grimm. He married Anna Lou Stoller on March 20, 1960, in Latty, Ohio. She survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Jay (Darlene) Grimm of Cortland, IL, and John (Julie) Grimm of Plain City, OH; one daughter, Jaron (Adrian) Montgomery of Aurora, IL; 10 grandchildren; and 1 great-granddaughter. His parents, four brothers and five sisters preceded him in death.
Earl served in the U.S. Army during peace time. He then worked at Carver Lumber Company in Peoria as a truck driver for 39 years, retiring in 2002. He volunteered at Heart of Illinois Harvest and the Midwest Food Bank, both in Peoria. He and his wife enjoyed travelling, visiting all seven continents.
Earl was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church, Princeville, where the funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 26, 2011. Ministers of the Church will officiate. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 25, 2011, at Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville. Visitation also will be from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. on Saturday at the Church. Burial will be in Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, Princeville.
Memorial donations may be made to the Midwest Food Bank, 9005 N. Industrial Rd., Peoria, IL 61615 or Apostolic Christian Skylines, Inc., 7023 NE Skyline Dr., Peoria, IL 61614.
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