Iris Grimmett

May 12, 1928 – May 4, 2008

Iris Elaine Grimmett, 79, of Sweet Home died May 4, 2008.

She was born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Mo., to Horace Lyle and Gertrude E. (Dunkin) Van Wormer.

She lived in Liverpool, N.Y., from 1950-1955; Palos Verdes and Gardena, Calif. from 1955-1981 and then moved to Sweet Home in 1981.

She met Charles Grimmett at the University of Kansas. They married in Topeka, Kan. on Jan. 24, 1950.

Mrs. Grimmett is survived by her husband, Charles Alden Grimmett; two children, Lawrence Grimmett of Murrieta, Calif. and Julie Grimmett of Sweet Home; one sister, Sylvia Norman of Carlsbad, N.M., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation in care of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long St., Sweet Home, OR 97386.

A private graveside will be held at Gilliland Cemetery.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.