John Joseph Grimmond
Grimmond, John
Mar 31, 1934 - Jun 29, 2013

John passed away on June 29, 2013 at the Sioux Falls VA Hospice surrounded by family. John was born on March 31, 1934 to Paul and Alice Grimmond in Omaha, NE. At the age of 17, he joined the Navy and served during the Korean War. After returning to Omaha, he met and then married Phyllis (Gates) on November 9, 1957. They had 3 boys and were together 55 years, until her recent death in February of 2013. John worked and provided for his family throughout his life. During his retirement years, he was a bus driver for OPS, transporting Special Education students. Grateful for sharing his life are his sons, Christopher (Bev) of Lawrence, KS, Thomas (Shannon) of Sioux Falls, SD, and Paul (Beth) of Omaha, NE. He is also survived by 9 beloved grandchildren. Also grateful for sharing his life are his sister, Kathleen Krejci of Omaha, and his late brother, Gary.
The family will Receive friends Friday 5-7pm, with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm, all at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES Saturday 10am, West Center Chapel to St. Thomas More Catholic Church for MASS at 10:30am. Interment, Calvary Cemetery with Military Rites by American Legion Post #1. HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN
78th & West Center 402-391-3900

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Published by Omaha World-Herald from Jul. 1 to Jul. 6, 2013.
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Thanks for your Military Service to Our Country.
Past Commsnder V.F.W.
Bill Fead
July 4, 2013
Tom, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I did not get to know John, but knowing you tells me he was a great Man.
Martin Luebke
July 4, 2013
God bless Uncle John,
He was the goofy uncle that made you laugh and brightened up the family gatherings. You will be missed by all.
Give a big hug to my aunt when you see her! LV U always Cathy
Cathy Turner
July 4, 2013
Aunt Kathy, we send our condolences on the passing of your brother. We will have him remembered daily in the prayers of the Little Sisters of the Poor.
Bobbi and Jerry Lenczowski
July 1, 2013
So sorry to hear about your dear brother Aunt Kathy - our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Keith Eckerman
July 1, 2013
July 1, 2013