Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Tommy Dorsey Grimm, age 74, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Tuesday April 9, 2019 at the Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 26, 1945, in Celina, Ohio to the late Chester L. & Marcella "Sally" (Hay-Hole) Grimm. On April 25, 1970 he married Connie Schwieterman, who lives in Celina.
He is also survived by his three sons and daughters-in-law; Spencer (Heidi) Grimm of Fishers, IN, Brian (Heather) Grimm of Cantonsville, MD, Bradley Grimm of Niceville, FL, one grandson Wyatt Grimm, a brother Jimmy Grimm of St. George, UT, three sisters & brothers-in-law; Martha "Ginger" Grimm of Dayton, Nancy Cox of Van Wert, Tammy (Dave) Stose of Mendon, and five in-laws, William Mertz, Charles E. (Janice) Schwieterman, John (Mary) Schwieterman, Ronald (Karen) Schwieterman all of Celina and Linda (Carl) Meyer of Versailles.
Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, sisters-in-law Beverly Grimm, Shirley Mertz, and his brother-in-law Ervin Cox.
He graduated from Celina High School with the Class of 1963. He was formerly employed at Reynolds & Reynolds in Celina, owned and operated Tom's Carry-out until he retired in 1996. After he retired, he worked for Randy E. Grapner at RE Appraisal in Celina.
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina and a member of the Celina Lions Club. Tommy loved spending time with his family, traveling and his favorite interest was automobiles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, with Fr. Kenneth Schnipke C.PP.S. officiating. Burial will follow in St. Sebastian Catholic Cemetery in Celina.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 and from 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. on Saturday, at the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National MS Society P.O. Box 4527 New York, NY 10163 or the Immaculate Conception Endowment Fund 229 West Anthony St. Celina, Ohio 45822.
Condolences may be shared on-line at LehmanDzendzelFH.com.