Charles Ivan Grimm
Birth Date: May 21, 1949
Death Date: January 7, 2018
Charles (Chuck) Ivan Grimm, 68, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, peacefully at his home.
Chuck was born on May 21, 1949, in Lafayette, IN, to Delbert and Beulah (Aynes) Grimm and was raised by his loving mother, Lucille Grimm.
He enjoyed anything involving water whether being in the pool or visiting the ocean. He also enjoyed traveling especially with his wife, Janet, in his convertible. Most of all, he just enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, children, and family. He held immense pride for his family and loved to share their accomplishments with others.
Chuck was a 1967 graduate of Tuscola High School and proudly served in the Air Force as a Crew Chief and achieved rank as Staff Sergeant.
He began his career with Growmark in Villa Grove and Henry, IL. He then finished out his career as a sales manager for Certified Tank & Manufacturing in Springfield, IL. He developed many fond relationships and memories throughout the course of his career.
Chuck leaves behind to cherish his precious memories; his wife, Janet (Evans) Grimm; son, Greg Grimm; daughters, Marci (Tom) Hayes, Mendy (Chris) Lawrence and Melanie Grimm. He also leaves his brothers and sisters; Rick (Barb) Grimm, Pat (Gary) Davis, Joyce (Lyle) Amacher, Donna (Joe) Franklin, Doug Grimm, Jim (Tammy) Grimm, Peggy Day, and Lisa (Eric) Gibson; grandchildren, Hallee Grimm, Evie Hayes, Gage Lawrence, Claire Hayes and Caroline Hayes.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Lee and sister Joanne.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home.A funeral mass will be held on Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 11:00 am at Our Lady Our Lourdes Catholic Church. Burial will be in Tuscola at 2:00 following the mass and luncheon.
The family of Charles Ivan Grimm is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL 62526. Send condolences and share memories with the family at www.moranandgoebel.com
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