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Daryl F. Grime

January 19, 1948 ~ October 4, 2021 (age 73)

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Daryl F. Grime, 73, of Van Wert passed away at 2:30 PM on October 04, 2021 at Fort Wayne VA Medical Center. He was born on January 19, 1948, in Lima, to Richard and Betty (Kohls) Grime. On November 22, 1994, he married Therese Parsons.

Daryl served in the United States Marine Corp during Vietnam. He retired from Teleflex after more than 30 years of employment and then worked for several years at Braun Industries. Daryl was also a lifetime member of the VFW.

He enjoyed working with his hands, doing yard work as well as playing cards and tinkering on the computer. Daryl was a diehard Komets fan and season ticket holder for over 20 years. He could alway be seen wearing his orange wig at their games.

Surviving are his wife, Therese Grime of Van Wert; mother, Betty Grime of Kalida; daughters: Cindy (Clark) Roberts of Scott; Lisa (John) Blue of Van Wert; sons: Jay Grime of Van Wert; Brandon (Amy) Grime of Van Wert; Travis Parsons of Monroeville, IN; brother, Gary (Karen) Grime of Kalida; 15 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Grime.

Services will be held at 10:30 AM, on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home with Terry Hawkins officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery where military honors will be rendered by the combined units of the Van Wert VFW and American Legion.

Family and friends will be received from 12 to 5 PM on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at the funeral home.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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October 10, 2021

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

October 11, 2021

10:30 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

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