John Grim, 86

Posted on February 15, 2013

John C. Grim, 86, of Ossian, passed away Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013. 
He was born Jan. 10, 1927, in Tocsin to the late Orvil and Vivien (Prough) Grim. He retired from International Harvester in 1974. He was a member of Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren and American Legion Post 111 after serving in the Army during World War II.
Surviving family includes his children, Carol (Alan) Hunter of Garrett, Michael (Ellie) Grim of Auburn, and Susan (Roger) Boyd of Portland; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two step-granddaughters. 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Marcella (Stoker) Grim, in 2012 and two siblings, Harold Grim and Beulah Dailey.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian, with visitation two hours prior. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren. 
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