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Maxine Vivian Grimm


1923 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Maxine Vivian Grimm Obituary

FRONTIER - Maxine Grimm, 92, passed away October 5, 2015 in Westminster, CO. She was born August 3, 1923 in Ransom, Michigan, daughter of Ervin Kirkingburg and Vada (Wolfe) Kirkingburg.

In 1941 she graduated from Waldron High School then married Doyle Day Grimm that same year. She shared 50 years of marriage with the love of her life whom she met at age 12. They had two children, Sheila Grimm, and Sandra (Grimm) Gilmer.

Maxine and Doyle devoted their life to their daughter Sheila, a kind and gentle daughter who had physical and developmental challenges. Maxine and family were Charter Members of the Pennfield Presbyterian Church and remained active in the church until she moved to Denver in 1999. Doyle passed away in 1991 and Sheila in 2015, just seven weeks before Maxine.

She is survived by her daughter Sandra (Jim) Gilmer; two grandchildren Matthew (Tawnya) Gilmer; Terra (Aaron) Cook; four great grandchildren, Zachary, Savannah, Noah and James all living in Colorado; a twin brother Max Kirkingburg; Sister Naomi Day; brother-in-law Myrland Grimm; sisters-in-law Clydah Wagner and Ona Lee Eidenier; plus many loving nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services celebrating her life, will be held at Frontier United Methodist Church, 9948 Short St., Frontier, Michigan 1 p.m., Saturday June 4. Memorial contributions may be made to ; stjude.org.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Apr. 8, 2016
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