Obit: Grimm, Carol M (1932 – 2009)
Surnames: Grimm, Gosse, Jung, Schubert, Klienhans, Bub, Schrader, Kornetzke
----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI.) January 21, 2009
Grimm, Carol M. (18 February 1932 – 16 January 2009)
Carol M. Grimm, 76, of Black River Falls died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, in the Pine View Care Center in Black River Falls, where she has resided since June 2007.
Carol was born Feb. 18, 1932, in the Town of Rhine in Sheboygan County to Milton and Frieda (Gosse) Jung. She was raised in Sheboygan County and graduated from high school in Elkhart Lake.
She married David F. Grimm April 23, 1955, in Oakfield. The couple lived in Oakfield before moving to Black River Falls in 1970.
Carol did babysitting and factory work. She worked as a bartender for 18 years at Bill Hunter’s Bar, Don Bjerke’s bar and Algie Iverson’s bar, all in Black River Falls.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling and golfing.
Surviving are her husband Dave, two sons, Allen (Susan) Grimm, Black River Falls, and Michael (Karrie) Grimm, Missoula, MT; a daughter, Cheryl (Larry) Schubert, Sugarland, TX; a brother, Milford (Gladys) Jung, Saukville; a sister, Florence (Harold) Klienhans, Plymouth; three grandchildren, April, Anna and Nick Grimm; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Charles; three sisters, Vera Bub, Esther Schrader and Hilda Kornetzke; and a brother, Marvin Jung.
Visitation for relatives and friends of Carol M. Grimm will be held at Torgerson’s Funeral Home (715-284-4321), Black River Falls, Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Following visitation, there will be a public VFW Auxiliary Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Avoca Cemetery in Oakfield at a later date.
The family prefers memorials be given to the Alzheimer’s Association – River Land Chapter, 1011 A East Ave. South, La Crosse, WI 54601.
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