Mary Ann Grimm

May 19, 1935 — October 7, 2020

Mary Ann Grimm, 85, Bloomington, formerly of Algona, passed away at 3:20 p.m., Oct. 7, at Bickford Senior Living in Bloomington.

A public visitation was held from 12 to 2 p.m. on Oct. 13, at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington. A family memorial service followed visitation at the memorial home with Deacon Michael Pool officiating.

A Rosary Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona, Iowa. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at 1:15 p.m. at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Algona. Lentz Funeral Home of Algona is assisting the family.

Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, capacity, services, and receptions are limited. All social distancing guidelines will be observed at both locations for services.

Memorial contributions may be left to the donor’s choice.

Mary Ann was born May 19, 1935, a daughter to Alphons and Adeline (Moes) Berte. She married Delano Grimm on Oct. 1, 1960 in St. Joseph, Iowa; he survives.

Also surviving are daughters, Joan (Brian) Solem, Cindy Grimm, Jane (Eric) Rupprecht, and Dana (J.B.) Priest; grandchildren, Jackson and Julia Solem, Jacqueline and Joseph Rupprecht, Maximus and Mary Priest; her siblings, Irene (Peter C.) Reding, Theresa (Harold) Becker, and Vernon (Betty) Berte; sister-in-law, Alona Berte. And the entire Berte and Grimm families.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Howard Berte and James Berte.

Mary Ann was a great cook and loved to have coffee with her friends and family. She loved to entertain, play cards, and her favorite sport was shopping. She loved “her girls” and grandchildren. Mary Ann’s Catholic faith was very important to her.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Bickford that provided such kind and compassionate care for Mary Ann.

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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