Charlene Grim

Charlene Grim

Des Moines

Charlene Grim passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Mercy Hospital. Charlene was born on May 30, 1948, in Des Moines to Ted Sr. and Lorrene Ashley.

Charlene enjoyed BINGO and going to the casinos. She loved her family- especially being a grandma!

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6 at the funeral Home.

Charlene is survived by her children, Leslie (Billy Mumford) Grim, Shelley (Antonio Schmidt) Reimers and Dustin (Echo Kern) Grim; children-in-law, Don Reimers and Rose Grim; fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Dean Ashley and Ted (Jackie) Ashley; sisters, Charlotte (Mick) Iaria and Babe (Jerry) Brown; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; her brother, Larry and her grandson, Dustin Jr.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in remembrance of Charlene.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911

Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 5, 2013