JOHN C. GRIM, 86, of Ossian, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Born Jan. 10, 1927, in Tocsin, he was a son of 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. He was also preceded in passing by his wife, Marcella (Stoker) Grim in 2012; and siblings, Harold Grim and Beuhla Dailey. Funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian, with visitation two hours prior. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren. Burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. To leave condolences, visit www.elzey-patterson-rodak.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 15, 2013