Glenneveer ‘Glenny’ Grim, 89
Posted on March 11, 2014
Glenneveer “Glenny” M. Grim, 89, of Bluffton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday morning, March 10, 2014, at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton.
Glenny was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Linn Grove to Alva and Golda (Roth) Smith. She graduated from Lancaster High School with the class of 1943. In her early years she was active in her dad’s campaign for sheriff of Wells County. She worked at General Electric in Fort Wayne and retired from Franklin Electric in Bluffton in 1985 after 30 years of service.
On Nov. 8, 1947, in Bluffton, Glenny and Harold S. Grim were married. They shared 62 years of marriage before Harold preceded her in death Nov. 13, 2009. She and Harold spent many happy years at Jellystone Campground before retiring. They enjoyed spending the last 22 years wintering in Florida.
A lifelong resident of Wells County, she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary 111 for more than 75 years and an active member of the Red Hats Society at River Terrace. River Terrace became a final address, where she had many beloved friends and where she enjoyed playing cards and other activities. The family would like to thank the staff in the healthcare floor for their skills and loving care for Glenny.
She was known and loved for her dedication to her family and love of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca (Steven) Watson of Warsaw; along with a sister, Berneil Walsh of Nashville, Ind.; and four grandchildren, Brian Staub of Fort Wayne, Mark Staub of Fort Wayne, Nicole (Andy) Arrendale of Indianapolis and Curtis Watson of California; along with two great-grandsons, Graham and Kellen.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Staub in 2005, along with two brothers, Richard and LaVerne Smith.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 14, at the funeral home with Pastor Les Cantrell officiating. Burial will follow at Six Mile Cemetery in Bluffton.
Memorials may be made in Glenny’s memory to the American Cancer Society.
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