Shirley Grimm

December 20, 1943 ~ September 19, 2022 (age 78)


Shirley Grimm, 78 of Tolono passed away at 5:14AM, Monday September 19, 2022, at home.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, September 23, 2022 at Tolono United Methodist Church with Rev. Gail Meyers officiating.  Burial will be at Bailey Memorial Cemetery, Tolono.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11AM, Friday at the church.

Mrs. Grimm was born December 20, 1943 in Champaign, a daughter to Henry and Winnabelle Weidner Etchison.  She married Terry Grimm on October 5, 1963 at the Tolono United Methodist Church, he survives.  Also surviving are a son; Dale (Maggie) Grimm of Tolono, a daughter; Julie (Tony) Bible of Beecher City, Il, grandchildren; Kaleb (Erin), Bailey (Aaron), Michelle, and Misty (Matt), great-grandchildren; Kira, Kristin, Kylee, Kailyn, Chason, Aubrey, and Lake (due in November) and a sister; Linda (Tom) Shipley of Tolono.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a son-in-law; Ron Zacha.

She was employed at Maggio’s IGA and Mitchell’s Eisner’s in Tolono and was a custodian for Unit 7 School District.  She was also the CEO of Grimm Electric.

She attended Tolono United Methodist Church.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed.

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September 23, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tolono United Methodist Church

Funeral Service
September 23, 2022

11:00 AM
Tolono United Methodist Church

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