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Harold Grimes

TAMPICO — Harold D. Grimes, 74, of Tampico died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Born Nov. 10, 1938, in Tampico to Roy and Opal (Scott) Grimes, he married Alice L. Lewis May 22, 1966, in Buda. She survives.

He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire for 35 years, retiring 12 years ago in 2001. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963.

He was a member of the Tampico American Legion for many years.

Also surviving are one son, Glynn Grimes of Vancouver, Wash.; one daughter, Deborah Grimes TerBush of Tampico; two grandchildren, Hannah TerBush of Tampico and Jacob Miller of Tampico; two sisters, Doris (John) Mckenzie of Aurora and Viva (Wayne) Dirks of Rock Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers Marvin, Kenneth and Merle; and three sisters Marie, Kathryn and Bonnie.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Tampico Memorial Cemetery in Tampico with the Rev. Butch McNinch, pastor, officiating. Cremation rites were accorded.

A memorial has been established in his memory.

The Garland Funeral Home in Tampico is handling the arrangements.


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