Judy A. Grimm

Oct 12, 2021
Grimm, Judith cropped


11:00 AM on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Cedar Valley Church, Waterloo.


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Cedar Valley Church, 3520 Ansborough Ave., Waterloo and for one hour before services on Friday


inurnment at a later date


to the family


Judy Ann Grimm, 79, of Waterloo, died on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital.

She was born on March 11, 1942, in Des Moines, daughter of Everett "Bud" E. and Mildred I. Jones Hawkins and graduated from Saydel High School in 1960.

Judy worked at Riddles Jewelry Store in Waterloo and Cedar Falls for many years, retiring in 2017.

She married David L. Grimm on June 10, 1962, at Highland Park Christian Church in Des Moines.

She was a member of Cedar Valley Church in Waterloo where she was active in Women's Bible Study and the prayer chain. Judy enjoyed monthly birthday lunches with her church friends and visiting with family, friends and loved ones regularly. She was a full-time homemaker and mother for most of her life. She was a very family-oriented woman. She liked playing games, putting together puzzles and attending annual craft shows. She was very social, telling stories of her family and life. Strangers were drawn to her warm and outgoing spirit, and they became friends instantly. Judy could light up a room.

Judy is survived by her husband, David, Waterloo; daughters, Kris (Kathy Colegrove) Grimm‚ Des Moines and Kim (Sheldon) Anderson‚ Shakopee‚ MN; grandson, Cody Malone‚ Shakopee‚ MN; many nieces and nephews; and her dog, Abbie.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Gerald "Jerry" Hawkins.

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  1. Holly Roso | Oct 15, 2021

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of Judy.  She was a very sweet lady.  May God comfort you in the day, weeks and months to come.


    Hank and Holly Roso

  2. Morgan Stanford | Oct 14, 2021
    Judy always sparkled more than anything in the showcases!  One of the sweetest ladies I’ve ever met.  Sending love and support to the family.
  3. Sue Grimm | Oct 13, 2021
    Condolences to the family. Uncle David, Kris and Kim, my prayers are with you. 

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