Obituary: Ruth Thompson Grimes
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Feb 2010, B31

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Grimes, Ruth Thompson Ruth Thompson Grimes, 94, of Oaknoll Retirement Residence, Iowa City, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Burial was in the Woodland Cemetery. Ruth Thompson Grimes was born August 16, 1915 in Des Moines, daughter of Anna Cram Thompson and Frederick Oliver Thompson. On March 29, 1937, she and Howard T. Grimes were married. Her husband died in 1999. She is survived by daughters, Ruth (Dale) Gingerich of Carmel, CA, Marilyn Grimes of Taos, NM, Susan (John) Dotson of Carmel, CA; grandchildren, Brian Gingerich, Jane (Darwin) Mesch, Barb (Keith) Schweitzer, Joan (Glenn) Siders, Grant Gingerich, Brendan (Sara Anne) Dotson, Adam Dotson, Caitlin Dotson; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard; two sisters, Anna Cram (Nancy) Thompson, Agnes Louise Thompson Stack; one brother, Frederick Oliver (Fritz) Thompson, Jr.; one granddaughter at birth, and one great-grandson. Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.

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Obituary: Ruth Thompson Grimes