Marcia Ann Grimes, 82

Marcia Ann Grimes, 82, Peru, passed away on Sunday afternoon, June 23, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru.

She was born on March 4, 1931 in Peru, the daughter of Harold L. Howard and Louise Margaret Petrie Howard.  On Oct. 12, 1952 in Peru, she was married to James Dean Grimes, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2011.

Marcia was a graduate of Peru High School in 1949, and she attended the Peru Church of the Brethren. In 1993, she retired from North Miami Elementary School where she had worked as a bookkeeper.

Survivors include two children, Howard D. Grimes and wife Heidi, Pocatello, Idaho; and Kathi A. Beaver and husband Paul, Crystal River, Fla.; three grandchildren, Matthew Grimes, Benjamin Grimes, and Lyndi Lancaster; two great grand children Bayley Lancaster and Anthony Hubartt; two sisters, Sharon L. Peppers, Denver; and Linda K. Kirk, Peru; and one brother, Donald Howard, Peru.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence Howard and Jay Howard.

Visitation will be held at McClain Funeral Home, from 1-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25. Graveside services followed in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver with Pastor Phil Crue officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Peru Church of the Brethren.

Posted on 2013 Jun 24