Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Robert H. Grimm, 71, Celina, died at 1:25 p.m. June 6, 2010, at his home.
He was born Oct. 26, 1938, in Mercer County, to R. Lloyd and M. Bernice Behm Grimm. His mother, now Bernice Dexter, survives in Celina. On June 29, 1991, he married Christine E. Dutra, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Lisa Renee (Doug) Boehme, Waterbury, Minn., and Susan Rae (Jonathon) Haas, California, Md.; one son, Allan C. Grimm, Celina; one brother, Stanley Grimm, Celina; a mother-in-law, Doris Dutra, Celina; and three grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister-in-law, Laura P. Grimm.
He was a 1957 graduate of Celina High School and attended the University of Maryland. He was in the U.S. Navy, where he achieved the rank of senior chief aviation mechanic. He worked nine years as a civil servant for the Naval Air Test Center in Patuxent River, Md., and worked at Lockheed Corporation Missile and Space Craft Division in San Jose, Calif. He also worked as a partner in operating Behm's Landing in St. Marys. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons 32nd Degree and the Ancient Order of Scottish Rite. He was a member of the Shrine Club. He was trustee of both Lake Improvement Association and Lake Development Corporation. He also served as an ambassador for the Celina Area Chamber of Commerce.
Private funeral services will be held.
A memorial service will be 10 a.m. July 2, 2010, at his home. Full military honors will be conducted following services by members of the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.
Memorials can be made to Lake Improvement Association or Community Health Professionals of Celina Hospice.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements are being handled by Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.