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Edward (Ted) A. Grimm - February 19, 2011


Edward (Ted) A. Grimm was born Dec. 8, 1940, in Denver, Colo., the son of Charles and Margaret (Scofield) Grimm.
Ted lived in Englewood, Colo., from the time of his birth until retirement.
He was baptized on May 9, 1948, and confirmed on April 11, 1954, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Englewood, Colo. His confirmation verse was John 10:27-28: “My sheep listen to my voice, I know them and they follow me. I give them eternal life and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand.”
He attended first through eighth grades at Immanuel Lutheran School and graduated in 1959 from Englewood High School, Englewood, Colo.
He was united in marriage to Joyce Vlasin on Oct. 16, 1971, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Denver, Colo.
He worked for C.A. Norgren Company in Littleton, Colo., for 35 years. They lived in Englewood, Colo., until their retirement on Sept. 9, 1999, at which time they moved to Wauneta.
Ted was an avid runner. He is well known in the running circles of eastern Colorado and southwest Nebraska. He was responsible for organizing the “Yucca Run” in Wauneta each July at Harvest Festival.
His all time favorite activity was fishing.
He served on Wauneta’s Village Board for many years and was chairman of the Wauneta Park Board and Tree Board.
He was a devoted servant of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Ted passed away Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at his home in Wauneta, Neb. He was 70 years of age.
Survivors include wife, Joyce, of Wauneta; daughter, Elizabeth and husband, Mark Piercey, of Fishers, Ind.; son, Edward Grimm, and wife, Lisa, of Lakewood, Colo.; four grandchildren: Melissa Grimm, Emily Piercey, Kyle and Blake Grimm.
Other survivors include sister-in-law, Marcy Grimm; brother-in-law, Harold Krieg; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Deanna Beacham of Wauneta, Steve and Beverly Haskins of Wauneta, Edward and Mary Vlasin, Nine Mile Falls, Wash. and many nieces and nephews.
Ted was welcomed into heaven by his parents; brothers, Charles and Gary and sister, Violet Krieg.
Funeral services for Ted Grimm will be held Thursday morning, Feb. 24, 2011, 10 a.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church of Wauneta with Pastor Greg Stuckwisch officiating.
Following a fellowship meal after services, interment will be held at the Madrid Cemetery, Madrid, Neb.
Ted chose no public visitation.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Redeemer Lutheran Church, of Wauneta, for the benefit of educating pastors and church workers and the American Cancer Society.
On line condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.