R. Yvonne Grimm
December 16, 1929 - January 4, 2021

R. Yvonne Grimm

R. Yvonne Grimm
Dec 16, 1929 - Jan 4, 2021

R. Yvonne Grimm
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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 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

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Dixie Cable on Jan 8, 2021

The service for Yvonne was beautiful. I am so glad I was able to stream it. Please consider you all hugged by me even if not in person. Love, Dixie

Jan Bringmann on Jan 8, 2021

CandleMy sympathy to all of Yvonne's family. She treasured her family. May she rest in peace. Amen.

Stephen R Edwards on Jan 8, 2021

i am truly at your family's loss. You will have great memories your Mother. God bless you all and many you all.

Terry Martens on Jan 7, 2021

My condolences as well as on behalf of the Stamp cousins in western Iowa. Praying for you to be comforted by the Lord during this time. Good memories of times spent with your mother and the rest of the Cable/Grimm family many years ago. Terry Martens, Ames, Iowa

Larry on Jan 7, 2021

Remembering your family in the loss of Yvonne. So many memories of good times at Community Church and the special family she raised and loved so much. God bless you all and the many memories you will hold near and dear to your heart. Larry and Louise Grimm

Dick and Bev Snakenberg on Jan 7, 2021

Dick and I are saddened to hear of Yvonne's passing. Even before Dick and I met, I (Bev) got to know Yvonne at the Pizza Haus. I would often take my son and his friend there to eat and Yvonne was always so friendly and gracious. She would tease my son and his friend in a fun and happy way and always made us feel so welcome. She was a special lady and always had a twinkle in her eye that showed the love that was in her heart. Dick and Bev Snakenberg

Linda DeSotel on Jan 7, 2021

My sympathy to the family. I worked with her at Amana Refrigeration many years ago. Nice lady.

Linda Dittert DeSotel

Arlyn & Louise Wade on Jan 7, 2021

You are in our thoughts and prayers, I loved that lady! Arlyn & Louise Wade

David Merck on Jan 7, 2021

Many good memories of Yvonne and her family as I grew up with her kids at Community, and some sad ones too (was pall bearer as a young person when Linda died). May all the family know the Lord's comfort at this time and have their hearts directed to the Savior whom Yvonne loved and served, and whose face she now sees! I've been praying for you to that end. Dave Merck

Lori Rogers on Jan 6, 2021

I have so many fond memories of this precious lady and her family. I never saw her without the ‘Love of Jesus’ smile. She will be missed beyond measure. Until we meet again on the other side, Yvonne. ❤️

sandra George on Jan 6, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Thought and prayers to you and your family!

Jan Bringmann on Jan 5, 2021

CandleSo sorry to hear of Yvonne's passing. What a nice lady and what a nice family she had. May she rest in peace. Amen. May her family get comfort from Our Lord God and her wonderful memory.
Jan Bringmann



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Powell Funeral Home- Williamsburg, Iowa
407 N. Highland Street
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407 North Highland Street
Williamsburg, IA 52361
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