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Lois Margaret Grimm
Popkess Mortuary of Sabetha
Sabetha, KS

Lois Margaret (Strahm) Grimm, 100, of Sabetha, Kansas died Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha.

Lois was born on August 18, 1919 the daughter of Fred Strahm and Ida (Bauman) Strahm in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Growing up, Lois attended country school and then graduated from Ladysmith High School. She then continued her education, and graduated in 1941 from Stout Institute in Menomonie, Wisconsin, with a degree in home economics. With her degree, she first taught high school home economics for half a year, and then became the Barron County (Wisconsin) Home Economics Extension Agent for 4 ½ years.

She was united in marriage to Nathan William Grimm on April 27, 1946 at Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Seven children were born to this union. Lois and Nathan purchased a farm in the Morrill area, and operated a dairy, beef and grain farm.

Lois enjoyed sewing for her children, gardening and canning the produce. During her years in Sabetha, she crocheted and embroidered many items, entertained her grandchildren, and volunteered at the Apostolic Christian Home for the Aged. She was a faithful member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Sabetha.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Nathan on July 16, 1997; a daughter-in-law, Ruby Grimm on August 8, 2015; a grandson, Ross Rokey on June 4, 1984; and two stillborn great grandsons.

She is survived by her children, Glenda (Allen) Rokey of Sabetha, Gerald Grimm of Sabetha, Rodney (Arlene) Grimm of Sabetha, Gloria (Darrel) Stoller of Sabetha, Douglas (Jeryl) Grimm of Hiawatha, Gayla McKee of Wichita and Kevin (Nita) Grimm of Morrill; 34 grandchildren and 116 great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her family.

Private Family Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020 at the Sabetha Apostolic Christian Church. A private family visitation will be held from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will be open to the public on Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha. Interment will be in the Sabetha Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home or the Sabetha Apostolic Christian Church, sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia Street, Sabetha, Kansas 66534. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.popkessmortuaries.com.


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