Thelma Grimwood Obituary
Thelma June Grimwood photos Thelma June Grimwood photos

There are 29 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Thelma June Grimwood

June 20, 1921 - January 24, 2013
Obituary

Thelma June (King) Grimwood, 91, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center in Evansville, IN. She was born June 20, 1921, in Bulktown, IN. She worked at Whirlpool during the war and was referred to as one of the "Rosie the Riveters." She also worked at TS&S Manufacturing and retired from Ball Plastics after 35 years. June was a Methodist. She belonged to the Eagles, VFW Ladies Auxilliary, Elks, AARP and AAA. June's great passion was cooking for her family. She also enjoyed quilting. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Clarence "Slim" Grimwood; sisters, Edith...
Thelma June (King) Grimwood, 91, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center in Evansville, IN. She was born June 20, 1921, in Bulktown, IN.

She worked at Whirlpool during the war and was referred to as one of the "Rosie the Riveters." She also worked at TS&S Manufacturing and retired from Ball Plastics after 35 years. June was a Methodist. She belonged to the Eagles, VFW Ladies Auxilliary, Elks, AARP and AAA. June's great passion was cooking for her family. She also enjoyed quilting.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Clarence "Slim" Grimwood; sisters, Edith Madriaga and Dorothy Furman; brothers, Welborn and James King; and her parents, Ferris and Ethel King.

June is survived by daughter, Paulette L. Hart (Stan) of Evansville; sons, Clarence R. Grimwood (Sharon) of Haubstadt, Robert Grimwood (Terry) of Evansville, David L. Grimwood (Theresa) of Boonville, Charles E. Grimwood (Linda) of Evansville; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and her dog, Buddy.

Services will be 11:00 AM, Monday, January 28, 2013, at Alexander North Chapel, with burial at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit Sunday, 1-6 PM, and Monday 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess Hospice Center, 600 Mary Street, Evansville, IN 47710 or Vanderburgh Humane Society, 400 Milner Industrial Drive, Evansville, IN 47710.

Guest Book

The Guest Book for Thelma June Grimwood is no longer available online.

If you would like to reopen this Guest Book allowing further messages from loved ones, click here.


More Obituaries

Courier Press
Thelma June (King) Grimwood Evansville, Ind. Thelma June (King) Grimwood, 91, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013, at Deaconess...

Read obituary at Courier Press.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now