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Margaret Lois Grimes

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Born on February 12, 1933, in Fresno, CA; passed away on August 9, 2017 in Roseville, CA.

Margaret moved to Wheatland at the age of 17 to help her family.

She attended Wheatland High School where she met her husband, Carl Grimes (of 35 years).

During the summer, she worked at the Horst Hop Ranch. Over the years, she worked many jobs'; Wheatland High School (13 years), the Green Feedery, Mervyn's and for older adults helping with cleaning, running errands or anything they needed. She also worked at the elections and loved seeing everyone- she was a very social person.

She forged many friendships which she cultivated throughout her life. She was an avid gardener, canning fruits, vegetables and making jelly while raising her seven children; Carla Devin (Warren), Denene Sohrakoff (Rick), Dennis Grimes (Teresa Silva), Carl Grimes Jr. (Roxana), Timothy Grimes , Terry Grimes (Diana), Sherry Brock (Louis). She is survived by eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

She enjoyed life, family, church and friends. She carried her faith with her always.

She was a wonderful person whom will be missed dearly.

Memorial services will be held at Wheatland Community Fellowship on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 1:00 pm. Address: 4753 Wheatland Road, Wheatland, CA. A gathering with cake and refreshment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wheatland Community Fellowship or the .
Published in Appeal Democrat on Aug. 16, 2017
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