Arliss Grimes

Arliss Grimes


Arliss (Brandt) Grimes, 98, of West Union passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette.

Arliss was born in Postville, Iowa on March 16, 1922 to Melvin and Mabel (Dow) Brandt. She was united in marriage to Harry Grimes Jr. in June 1940 at the Little  Brown Church. Six children were born to this union.

Arliss belonged  to the the Union Study Club in West Union for many years. Arliss enjoyed bowling and was a member of the many card clubs in the area. She was very good at several card games. She enjoyed spending winters in Arizona with her husband. 

She is survived by her children, Jim Grimes of West Union, Jon Grimes of West Union, Cinda Searles of Leander, Texas and Nancy Grimes of Frisco, Texas; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son, Bill Grimes, daughter, Linda Grimes, two sisters and a brother.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made in Arliss’ memory to West Union Public Library, West Union Parks and Recreation - Festival of Lights, or Gundersen Palmer Hospice.


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