Obituary of Donald I. Grimes
Donald I. Grimes, age 87, of Adrian, died on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Charlotte Stephenson Manor in Adrian.He was born December 26, 1932, in Birdsall, MI to George Victor and Marie (Stemen) Grimes. He graduated from Adrian High School in 1951 and attended Adrian College. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952- 1956. On June 1, 1957, he married Bertha Service and she preceded him in death on April 19, 2019. Donald was employed by South Eastern Michigan Rural Electric Coop as General Manager, retiring in 1994. He was a much loved member of the 1Mosaic Church Community.
He is survived by three children, Dale (Deborah) Grimes of Adrian, Sue Ellen (Mike) Sheldon of Blissfield and Gary (Angela) Grimes of Adrian; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Grimes, Chad (Jessica) Grimes, Britaney (Nate) Hillman, Mackensie (Jeff) Russell, Dane Grimes, Blake Grimes, Sydni Grimes, and Kaitlyn Grimes and eight great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Bertha, he was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law, Robert Beckey.
Visitation for Donald will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 2-4 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian, followed by a memorial service beginning at 4 p.m. with Pastor Dan Crist and Donald's son-in-law, Mike Sheldon officiating. Burial will be private.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Charlotte Stephenson Manor, Hospice of Lenawee or to 1Mosaic Church. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Donald Grimes, please visit Tribute Store
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