Saint Joseph Catholic Church’s Deacon Rick Grimler passes away

Deacon Rick Grimler and wife, Judy - Saint Joseph Catholic Church - Fort Collins - Colorado - 80521Dear Friends,

I regret to inform you that our beloved Deacon Rick Grimler died today. Deacon Rick generously served our parish for the last fifteen years.

Deacon Rick is survived by his wife of 49 years, Judy, four daughters Elizabeth, Kathleen, Margaret and Susan, and ten grandchildren.

He was ordained to the Diaconate in 1979, where he ministered in the Diocese of Peoria as well as working as a CPA for St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, Illinois. Deacon Rick and Judy retired to Fort Collins from Illinois in 1999.

Please join us to celebrate Deacon Rick’s life and ministry, and to pray with and support the Grimler family. Evening Prayer Monday, September 8th at 6:30 p.m.; Rosary and Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday September 9th at 10 a.m.  All services will be at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Let us keep the Grimler family in our prayers.

Fr. Steven Voss

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