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Dennis Eugene Grimmius

Dennis Eugene Grimmius

DENNIS EUGENE GRIMMIUS, age 64, of Worthington, died, Sunday, January 5, 2014 at his home. He was born December 4, 1949, in Worthington to parents John and Katherine (Meyeraan) Grimmius. Denny graduated from Worthington High School in 1968 and after his schooling he worked various construction jobs with area contractors.

Denny was united in marriage to Mary Frodermann on August 19, 1972 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington. After their marriage they lived in Round Lake where he served as their police officer. They later moved to Worthington and he owned and operated Dennys Siding Company. He also worked part-time for the Worthington Police Department as the Community Service Supervisor. In 2007, he retired from construction and in 2008 started Dennys Upholstery. He liked to joke with family and friends and was better known as the "Mayor of the inner city".

Denny was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Worthington Fire Department, Elks and the Eagles. He enjoyed coaching baseball and hockey, playing golf and bowling. He loved the outdoors and was an avid sportsman, enjoying all types of hunting. He also loved to garden, going to the casino and watching his sons play sports.

Denny is survived by his sons, Bradley (Sheila) Grimmius, Worthington, MN; and Wesley (Lindsay) Grimmius, Spirit Lake, IA; grandchildren, Haley & Cade Grimmius; sister, Donna (Jerome) Hancock, Windom, MN; brothers, Rick (Deb) Grimmius, Worthington, MN; and Jimmy (Treasa) Grimmius, Sioux Falls, SD.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary Grimmius on April 13, 2010 and a sister Diane Kilmer.

Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 PM at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington and continue on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

The funeral service will be Friday at 10:30 AM at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington with Pastor Bonnie Roys officiating. Burial will be at Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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