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Vicki S Grimes

September 13, 1953 — March 6, 2019

Vicki Grimes

Vicki Sue Grimes was born September 13, 1953, at Benkelman, Nebraska, to Jack W. and Verna M. (Brown) Sandman. Vicki attended public school in Wauneta graduating from Wauneta High School in 1971.

Vicki married Gary Lee Grimes on July 1, 1980, at Mount Zion Methodist Church of rural Wauneta, and to this union two children were born; Ashli and Jack (JD). The couple made rural Wauneta, Nebraska, their home, where they continued to live until present.

Vicki was a member of the United Methodist Church of Wauneta. She had many hobbies including; camping, hunting, fishing, and woodworking. She especially loved to be involved with her grandchildren by spending time with them or following them in their school activities. Vicki’s smiling face was a fixture at Crossroads Convenience Store in Wauneta where she was employed.

Vicki passed away Wednesday morning, March 6, 2019, at her home in rural Wauneta, NE. She was 65 years of age.

Survivors Include:
Mother: Verna Sandman of Wauneta, NE
Husband: Gary Grimes of rural Wauneta, NE
Daughter: Ashli Cox (Toby) of Hayes Center, NE
Son: JD (Jack) Grimes (Rebecca) of Hayes Center, NE
6 Grandchildren: Kyler, Kesli, Harli and Hudsyn Cox, Eli and Embry Grimes
Brother: Bill Sandman (Deb) of Utica, NE
Sister: Jackie Dewey (Terry) of Grand Island, NE
Brother: Greg Sandman, (Terista Morales) of Richmond, Kentucky
Brother-In-Law: Doug Allen of Herber-Overgaard, AZ

Vicki was preceded in death by her father; Jack, and sister; Janice Allen.

Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, March 12th, 2019, 10:30 A.M. (Mountain Time) at the United Methodist Church of Wauneta with Pastor Elias Mukindia and Rev. Gary Hunt officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

No visitation, Vicki chose cremation.

A memorial has been suggested to the Wauneta EMT’s

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