Thomas Grimm Obituary

Thomas K. Grimm
Thomas Grimm
Thomas K. Grimm

April 12, 1943 - February 7, 2007
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Thomas Keith Grimm, 63, passed away on February 7, 2007 at Mercy Hospital of lung cancer. A funeral mass will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, February 10, 2007 at St. Pius X Catholic Church. A private burial will be held at a later date at Masonic Cemetery in Des Moines.

Tom was born April 12, 1943 the son of Keith and Margaret (Bourne) Grimm in Ferndale, MI. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Tom received his Bachelor of Science Degree and Masters of Education Degree at the University of Illinois and went on to receive his Doctorate of Education at Drake University. He was a Vocational Education Consultant for the Iowa Department of Education. Tom was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. He enjoyed bicycling, camping, canoeing and spending time with friends and family.

Tom is survived by his loving wife, Carol (Crockett) Grimm; two daughters, Lainie Grimm and Angie (Chris) Holloway; granddaughter, Jordan Holloway; sister, Karen Crowder; nieces, Kathy Fairbairn and Kris Sheffield and nephew, Russ Crowder. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held from 5:30 to 7:00 PM, Friday, February 9, 2007 at Westover Funeral Home with a Scripture service at 7:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be given to The Homestead Living and Learning Center or The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, February 9, 2007
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
3663 66th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Saturday, February 10, 2007
11:00 AM