Florence Catherine (Crelly) Grimm

Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project

(December 4, 1894 - June 13, 1969)


The Lusk Herald
June 19, 1969


Mrs. Florence Grimm Dies Fri.

Mrs. Florence Catherine Grimm, 74, of Lusk died Friday at Riverton. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 from the Peet Mortuary in Lusk. Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Ronald Brown, pastor of the Lusk Church of Christ officiated. Mrs. J. P. Watson was organist and accompanied Mrs. Dean Glandt and Mrs. A. F. DeCastro as they sang "The Old Rugged Cross," "In The Garden" and "Beautiful Isle." Mark Lohr sang "The Lord's Prayer."

Casket bearers were Bob Grimm, Bill Grimm, Virgil Meier, Pete Meier, Van Hank and Mike Broderick

Mrs. Grimm, the daughter of Nick and Catherine Crelly, was born December 4, 1894, in Benton County, Iowa. She lived in Lusk the past 38 years.

Her husband, Curtis Grimm, her parents and several brothers and sisters died previously.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Vera) Gibson of Escondido, Calif.; one son, Frank O'Conner, Abadan, Iran; one sister, Mrs. Mary Muter of Spencer, S. Dak., two granddaughters, Miss Kay Gibson and Mrs. Ann Boozer, both of Escondido, Calif.

Mrs. Gibson, Miss Gibson and Mr. O'Conner were all here for the services. The two women were met in Casper Sunday by Miss Blanche Erlewine and Mrs. Verda Erlewine of Lusk and were houseguests of Mill Erlewine. Mr. O'Connor arrived in Lusk Monday night. They will remain in Lusk for several days at the home of the late Mrs. Grimm.








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