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Maxine E. Grimwood

October 4, 1928 ~ September 2, 2019 (age 90)


Maxine E. Grimwood, age 90, of Carson City, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019 at The Laurels of Carson City.  The daughter of Clyde & Madge (Artnz) Ward, she was born on October 4, 1928 in Carson City.  Maxine was a devoted mother and after her children were grown, continued to care for others by working as an in-home caregiver for forty years.

She was a member of the Mt. Hope United Brethren Church in Carson City  where she had taught AWANA, enjoyed gardening, and delighted in feeding and watching the birds.

She was preceded in death by her parents;  a son in infancy;  two brothers, Keith Ward and Lyle Ward;  and two sons, Ronald Dale Grimwood and Terry Lynn Grimwood. 

Surviving are two sons, the Rev. Robert Max (Judy) Grimwood, Jr., Ph.D. of Lansing, and Timothy (Cheryl)  Grimwoodof Crystal;  a daughter-in-law, Margaret (Monty) Bennett of Summerfield, Florida;  thirteen granchildren;  many great-grandchildren;  one great-great grandchild; and special friends, Monnie Hagerman, Sally Weaver, and Dave Patin and family.

Graveside committal services are at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at Crystal Township Cemetery with her son, the Rev. Robert Max Grimwood, Jr., Ph.D. officiating.  Instead of flowers, Maxine would have appreciated contributions in her memory to the International Fellowship of Christians & Jews (

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Maxine's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  Arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.

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Graveside Service
September 7, 2019

1:00 PM
Crystal Township Cemetery
Crystal and Holland Lake Road
Crystal, MI 48811


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