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Chauncey Gale Grimes Howell Chauncey Gale Grimes, age 88 of Howell, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014. He was born February 6, 1925 in Barberton, Ohio, the son of Stanley Q. and Susanna (Krosnick) Grimes. He was a self-employed mechanical engineer; a W.W. II Marine Corps veteran; member of Marine Corps League #161; American Legion Devereaux Post #141; V.F.W. #3671; AmVets #362 and Howell Elks Lodge #2168 B.P.O.E. He was recognized as the 1999 Livingston County Veteran of the Year. Chauncey married Shirley Rick on April 30, 1949 in Highland Park, MI. Surviving are his wife, Shirley, daughter Susan Grimes (Gauvain) Gilbert of Clermont, FL, son, Richard (Lynne) of Howell and son, Charles Geoffrey (Evelyn Malta) of Macomb; grandchildren, Liana and Yan Grimes of Howell and sister, Lucy (Larry) Capri of Troy. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harold Lund. Visitation will be Saturday, January 18 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. with memorial services at 3:00 p.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Devereaux Post or Livingston County Marine Corps League. Please visit the family's online guest book at

Published in Lansing State Journal on Jan. 12, 2014
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