Robert M. Grimes

Robert Grimes

Robert M. Grimes, age 87, of Clarendon Hills formerly of Brookfield. Born in Ft. Dodge, IA; attended LaVergne Grammar School, Morton High School and Morton Jr. College. Predeceased by his wife Blanche Grimes, nee Bolek; his mother Lois Kolbrek, nee Jensen, his father Edward Grimes who died in a Prisoner of War Camp in WWII and his brother Jack who was killed in WWII. Bob is survived by his daughters Cheryl (Greg) Feltz, Kathleen (David) Dvorak, Connie Vizek, Barbara DiMonte; 11 grandchildren: Nicole Stevens, Laura Lawrence, Jeffrey and Scott Dvorak, Ashley, Ryan, Tyler and Jacob Vizek, Theresa, Julia and Victoria DiMonte; great grandchildren: Jack and Natalie Stevens; Landon and Madelyn Lawrence, Justin and Jeremy Dvorak; brother-in-law of the late Charles Bolek and Joseph (Gloria) Bolek; uncle of Vince and Barry Bolek. Visitation Friday, September 29, 2017 from 9 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Bob was an avid walker and gardener; he loved to play golf and bridge. He was employed as a specialty paper salesman for over 45 years. First with Chicago Paper Company and then with Leslie Paper Company until retirement. Memorials appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011. Information at (708) 485-2000 or

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  1. Carol ogren condolence:

    So very sorry for your loss Connie. Sending love and prayers ……..Carol

  2. NA condolence:

    Through these difficult times , may Gods word be of comfort to your family . Revelation 21:4,”4 And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” May Gods kind words console your hearts.

  3. Amy Audiifred and Rob Voice condolence:

    Sending you strength. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. He is finally home and at peace. keep the memories alive. We are hear for you

    Amy and Rob

  4. Karen Chamerski condolence:

    Sending love and prayers for your family at this sad time .

  5. Paul Schneider condolence:

    So sorry to hear about your dad, sorry I couldn’t make it by,work got in the way. Stephanie and I send our condolences.

  6. Michele DiCerbo condolence:

    Have all our prayers and good thoughts at this sad time. I will remember all the happy times with your wonderful family. With our love and deepest sympathy Michele and Tony DiCerbo

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