Ervin E. Grimm

Funeral services were Sunday, Oct. 17, 1999, for Ervin E. Grimm, age 81, of Watertown. Ervin died Thursday, Oct. 14, 1999, at St. Louis Park Plaza Healthcare Center, St. Louis Park.

Ervin was born March 14, 1918, at Waconia Township, Carver County, Minn., the son of Herman and Minnie (Hasse) Grimm. He was baptized March 31, 1918, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Waconia, by the Rev. William Schneider; and confirmed Palm Sunday, 1932, at Trinity Lutheran Church by the Rev. V. A. Osterman.

On Oct. 16, 1941, Ervin married Erna S. Bruesehoff by the Rev. H. E. Carlson.

Ervin was preceded in death by wife Erna; granddaughter, Jana Leigh Grimm; parents, Herman and Minnie Grimm; sister, Rosella Lobitz; and brothers, Carl and Edwin Grimm.

He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Harlan and Laurie Grimm of Des Moines, Iowa; and Kennard and Cathy Grimm of Champlin; daughters and son-in-law, Dianne Michelson of Atlanta, Ga.; Myra Scharber of St. Paul; Rita Grimm of Waverly; Janel and Michael Christensen of Delano; grandchildren: Elizabeth, Jon, and Andy Grimm; Lisa Michelson; Christine, Josh and Nicholas Scharber; Amanda Grimm; Cary, Paul, Adam, Jake, Heidi and Brandi Christensen; Katie, Elena, Monica, and Jared Grimm; and great-grandchild, Carter Christensen.

He is further survived by sister, Luella Kugath of Willmar; brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and Saramina Grimm of Savannah, Ga.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Ida Grimm of Watertown; Lee Grimm of Wheaton, Ill.; Elmer and Mary Lee Bruesehoff of Spokane, Wash.; and Hilton Bruesehoff of Waukon; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Mound, 1 p.m., with the Rev. Tom Evans officiating. Interment was at Union Cemetery, Mound.

Casket bearers were Ervin's grandchildren: Jon Grimm, Gary Christensen, Josh Scharber, Paul Christensen, Adam Christensen, Jake Christensen, and Andrew Grimm.

Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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