Memorial Service for
John Tom Grimmet|
Born January 11, 1921 &
died February 25, 2013 at age 92
1 pm Mar 9, 2013 in
Lutheran, 4700 Lawndale
Audio tracks from John's memorial service
- links to a page with MP3 files
of John's life with music accompaniment
back to The Saints page
Diane: Ralph Neal called about John Grimmet's memorial service to be held March 9th at
1 pm. He talked with John Jr. and his wife and offered this, and they were so happy to be
asked, and they are hoping that the many Redeemerites that knew John Sr. and what he
stood for and contributed, will come and be part of this going home celebration
of his life.
Paula: I loved Mr. John so much! I am thankful to God that he is at last resting in His peace.
John led the confirmation class I was in (69-70). The only other person I remember
in attendance was Kenny Corner but there were a few more. And I can't recall exactly what
he told us but it def. was not a rote script from Episcopal church. He spoke from the heart,
talked about commitment and personal relationship with Jesus.
Nathan: He was such a
wonderful, loving & tender person & soul.
I remember him holding me aloft down in the Chapel,
Grimmet was loved by us all. AND he was a great saltwater fisherman.
below the Sanctuary, after a
Friday night service.
I had just busted my kneecap on concrete pavement a day or two
I was convinced & had faith that the Lord would heal me & begged not to be taken
to see a Doctor about this
My patella region was massively swollen and painful.
The Elders, including Dad, laid hands on me and prayed for
John Grimmet carried me downstairs to the Chapel in a most delicate fashion,
reassuring and comforting me all
I don't recall the immediate outcome, as such, however, I never did go see a
Doctor about this injury.
a gentle giant, that is for sure.
May he, deservedly, rest in peace & grace the saints above with his inclusive
Rob: John was an amazing man of God
Diane: He was truly a servant of the
Lord. May he be welcomed by the host of angels of God.
Pat: We have lost a great saint, but
heaven has gained and John is no longer in misery. Praise God
James: John was a huge influence on my
life.... A humble man with a heart full of love. I've talked about him many
times over the years. He's my role model and I know we'll see each other
Alison: I know Jerry loved John and
Edith dearly, holding them in high respect. He would often talk of John's
faith and support to many as they worked together.
Myrnette: RIP, John, and thanks for
all you did for our Lord.