Judith Kaye Grimme

Judith Kaye Grimme

DeForest – Judith Kaye Grimme, age 64, passed away unexpectedly at home on November 5, 2014.

Judy was born March 19, 1950 to Eugene and Violet (Vinson) Grimme in Lyndall, South Dakota. She was raised in Minnesota and started her work career there. She also spent 20 years living and working in Phoenix, Arizona. She worked for the telephone company as a Central Office Technician and retired after 32 years of employment.

During her middle years, she attended Ottawa College, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in human services. Judy helped care for her father in the years before his death, and then invited her mother to live with her. She cared for her mother until her mother passed away last year. She will be remembered for her devotion to her parents.

Judy was an expert quilter and did lovely needlepoint. She enjoyed traveling to visit her aunts, uncles and many cousins in different parts of the country. She loved her pet birds and her dog Lucy.

She leaves behind her sisters, Jeanne and Joann; her nephews Jeff and David; her great-nephews Jeffrey, Ray and Garrett; and her great-niece Sara.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Janet and her great-nephew Joel David.

At Judy’s request, there will be no service.

Memorials in Judy’s name may be made to PBS and The Humane Society.

To view and sign this guestbook please visit www.ryanfuneralservice.com.