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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Laura  Grimes
Was Licensed Practical Nurse for Twenty-Eight Years
Age 69
Born: August 26, 1948   Died: October 22, 2017

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Laura D. Grimes, (nee Gwynn), age 69, of Lorain, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital on the evening of Sunday October 22, 2017. Born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania on August 26, 1948, Laura had been a resident of Lorain since adolescence.

She was a graduate of Admiral King High School as well as the St. Joseph Hospital School of Practical Nursing. Laura had been employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Elyria Methodist Home for twenty-eight years; she retired from her career in nursing in 2010.

An active member of the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post # 30 in Lorain, she enjoyed spending her free time camping, boating, and fishing.

Survivors include her husband of thirty-eight years Richard “Rick” Grimes, Sr.,  sons Danny Grimes (Jennifer) of Elyria, Shawn Pyles of Lorain, and Richard Grimes, Jr. of Norwalk, and daughters Melissa Joy Grimes of Elyria, Rebecca Gray of West Salem, Lisa Grimes residing in Florida, and Daphne Grimes residing in Arkansas. She also leaves thirty-three grandchildren and great grandchildren along with  brothers Don Shipley of Harriman, Tennessee, Robert and Kevin Gwynn both of Elyria, and sisters Alberta “Bert” Kramer , Janet Darmos, and Bobby Demich all of Lorain.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Virginia (nee Shipley) Gwynn, and by sisters Neila Myers and Virginia “Ginger” Davison.




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