Obituary: Calvin D. Grimme
Calvin D. Grimme, 97, died in his sleep Feb. 25, 2014. Calvin was born in 1916 in Tipton, Ind., to William P. and Selma C. Grimme. Calvin was the beloved husband of the late Miriam M. (nee Moles) Grimme, whom he met while stationed in Northern Ireland and serving in the United States Army during World War II. Calvin was a chemical analyst for National Starch and Chemical Company, retiring in 1981. Calvin was an avid tennis player, playing often on the court he built behind his house. He also enjoyed camping out with his grandchildren in the woods behind the family home on East 106th Street. Calvin had been a member of Carmel Lutheran Church since 1979. Calvin is survived by a daughter, Laurie (Michael) Cook; three grandsons, Kevin W. Grimme, Ethan M. Cook and Christopher R. (Lyndsey) Cook; and by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Calvin was preceded in death by both his wife; his son, Calvin W. (Charlotte) Grimme; three brothers, Vane, Warren and Millard Grimme; and three sisters, Lavina (Charles) Reynolds, Euciba (Frank) Wheat, and Laura (Irvin) Heidenreich. A funeral service was conducted April 26, 2014, at Carmel Lutheran Church. Interment was at Carmel Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Leppert Mortuary.