Williamsburg-R. Yvonne Grimm was born December 16, 1929 in Millersburg, Iowa, the daughter of Samuel and Marie (Bauer) Cable. She graduated from Millersburg High School in 1947 and attended Iowa State Teachers College. She accepted Christ in her youth and lived a life of love and giving. Yvonne was united in marriage to Kenneth Eugene Grimm on November 25, 1948 at Millersburg Methodist parsonage. Yvonne taught school for 3 years, was a homemaker caring for their children and later worked at Amana Refrigeration for 21 years retiring in 1994. After her retirement she worked at Pizza Haus until she was 80. She enjoyed watching both sporting and musical activities of her children and grandchildren. She was an avid bird watcher, gardener, grower of many flowers, prayor warrior and encourager of many. She was a member of the Community Church near Deep River, where she taught Sunday School, participated in women's meetings and bible study. Yvonne passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at the Highland Ridge Care Center in Williamsburg at the age of 91.
She is survived by 8 children; Kenny (Sheryl) Grimm, Stan (Deb) Grimm, Ruth Henson , Jeanne (David) Fetzer, Rebecca (Don) Hadenfeldt, Bill (Kathie) Grimm, Beth (Keith) Lavan and Mo (Karla) Grimm; 22 grandchildren 43 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; a sister, Barb (Lee) Kreger; a brother-in-law, Myron Kinzler and a sister-in-law, Dixie Cable. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two daughters, Linda and Renee Grimm, 2 brothers Dick and Donald Cable, a sister Marlys Kinzler, a sister-in-law Vera Cable, a son-in-law Richard Henson and a great grandson Asher Grimm.
A private family Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 pm Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. The service will be live streamed on the Powell Funeral Home facebook page or www.powellfuneralhomes.com. Burial will be in the Community Cemetery near Deep River. Public visitation will be Friday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Social distancing and masks are required at all times. A memorial fund has been established for Essence of Life Hospice or the East Iowa Bible Camp. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.