|Orville Grimm, 92|
|Written by TRF Times|
McIntosh - Orville Grimm, 92, of McIntosh, and formerly of Brooks, died on Wednesday, February 9 at the McIntosh Manor Nursing Home in McIntosh.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 14 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in McIntosh, with the Rev. Dean Bell officiating. Honorary casket bearers include Orville’s family and friends. Casket bearers included Orville’s grandsons, Travis Christianson, Levi Nelson, Darrin Grimm, Corey Hanson, Brandon Tranby, Chad Christianson, Aaron Johnson, Micah Johnson and Gideon Johnson. Interment will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in McIntosh.
Orville Gust Grimm was born on May 28, 1912 in rural Brooks, to parents William and Annie (Duesing) Grimm. He grew up and attended rural school near Brooks. Orville was united in marriage to Marie L. Magoon on November 5, 1931 in McIntosh by the Rev. C.F. Knauft. Following their marriage, they made their home and raised their family on the farm near Brooks.
During his working years, Orville farmed, worked on area mink farms and mowed the sides of Highway 2 for the State of Minnesota for many years. Marie passed away on October 17, 1977. In the spring of 1978, Orville moved to the Valley Home in Thief River Falls. He then lived at First Care Nursing Home in Fosston and most recently, the McIntosh Manor Nursing Home.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in McIntosh.
Orville enjoyed horses, fishing, and playing horseshoes. Most of all, he enjoyed the time that he spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include four daughters, Pearl Johnson and Janis Turner, both of McIntosh, Ruby (Irvin) Christianson of Trail, and Eileen Christianson of Oklee; one son, Darryl Grimm of Brooks; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Lavern Grimm of Brooks; and two sisters, Doris Nelson of Oklee, and Violet Ferden of McIntosh; nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; four sons, LeRoy, Duane, Douglas and Curtis LeRoy; one grandson; sister, Evelyn Nelson; and three sons-in-law, Alvin Turner, Wallace Christianson, and Russell Johnson.