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Gerald Grimm, age 72, of Wayne

Posted: 03 July, 2017

Funeral services for Gerald Grimm, age 72, of Wayne, will be held at First United Methodist Church of Wayne on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  Visitation will be held at First United Methodist Church of Wayne on Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with family present.  A Prayer Service will follow the visitation Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.  Internment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.  He passed away on Sunday at the Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel.  Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.  Memorials may be directed to the Wayne Senior Center.
Gerald Eugene Grimm was born August 12, 1944, to Dale and Mildred (Kay) Grimm of Wayne. He was baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wayne. Gerald began his education at District #8 south of Wayne and graduated from Wayne High School in 1962. Over the years, he worked in the construction, trucking, and agricultural industries. Gerald married Diane Schomaker March 14, 1965. To this union were born three children, Paula, John Dale, and Peter. Eventually, Gerald returned to the family farm south of Wayne and made his living there until 1992.  Gerald married Sharon Huddleston Grashorn on September 10, 1994 in Wayne. The couple made their home in Wayne, where Gerald did custodial work and drove a bus for the school system, retiring in 2009. Gerald enjoyed spending time at the Wayne Senior Center, spending time at his cabin by the river and indulging his passion for model trains.

Gerald is survived by his son, Peter (DeLisa) Grimm of Spencer, IA; daughter Paula (Randy) Brown of Linn Grove, IA; and step-daughter Lori (Kirt) Smith of Belden, NE; eight grandchildren (Emily, Maggie, Zachary, Eli, Anthony, A.J., Victor and Brandon) and four great grandchildren (Ellie, Cindy, David, and Mason).

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon; his parents, Dale and Mildred Grimm; son, John Dale Grimm and his wife, Tina (Field) Grimm.

Hasemann Funeral Homes
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787 402.375.3100

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