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Maxine (Girard) Grimm, 94, of Decatur, died Monday, May 27, 2013.
Maxine was born April 5, 1919, in Paulding, Ohio, to the late Adrien J. and Genevieve Girard.
She was a 1942 graduate of St. Joseph Hospital of Nursing; she retired from nursing after 35 years. Her proudest achievement was in establishing the Berne Nursing Home.
Among survivors are a son; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-grandson (expected in July); and a host of cherished nieces and nephews.
Maxine was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
Visitation will be from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Covington Funeral Home in Fort Wayne. A memorial service with reciting of the holy rosary will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
A private burial will be planned for a later date.
Preferred memorials are to Plymouth Congregational Church and Kibitz.