Fay Grim

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Fay Grim, 89, of Prairie du Chien, passed away on June 9, at Sylvia’s Hospice House in Ocala, Fla. 

He was born on Oct. 31, 1925 in Crawford County, the son of Ross and Fern (Barney) Grim. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He married Avis Randall on Feb. 17, 1945 in Readstown. She preceded him in death in 1991. He later married Clara Burke in 1996, who preceded him in death in 2012. Fay was owner and operator for many years of Kickapoo Antennavision Inc.- one of the very first cable TV companies. He was an avid annual deer hunter and enjoyed dabbling in electronics. 

He is survived by his children, Gary (Carol) Grim of Riverview, Fla., Phillip Grim of Ocala, Fla., Lorna (Stuart) Meyer of Ocala; step-daughter Jill (Jim) Nankee of Blue River; his sister Lenice (Harold) Hooverson of Minneapolis, Minn.; ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his parents; sister Helen; brother Gayle; and step-son Dale.

Funeral services for Fay will be Tuesday, June 16, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, Pastor Mike Christensen officiating with burial at Evergreen Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien. Military honors will be accorded by the Prairie du Chien Honor Guard. Friends may call on Monday, June 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien, as well as an hour prior to services Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Hospice of Marion County, PO Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478-4860. 

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