Arno Grimm


Arno Grimm, 81, died Friday, Aug 7, at the Penticton Regional Hospital after a brief illness. He leaves his wife of 22 years, Florence; his son, Kelly Grimm (Kelly); three daughters, Anne Henschel (Sean), Connie Meskas (Jamie), Susie Boake; and his step children, Sherilyn Lehn, Jaclyn Lehn and Dusty Lehn (Natasha); as well as, 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He immigrated to Canada with his first wife, Hanna (1933-1982), eventually settled in Penticton in 1964 and opened Grimm’s Meat Market, Which was a very successful business. His legacy continued with the opening of A + K Grimms Sausage in 1984 and his legacy lives on through his son Kelly. Arno loved life. He worked hard, traveled a lot and knew how to have fun. He was larger than life. He made sure everyone knew where he stood. He loved to learn new jokes and never tired telling others his favourite ones. He will be missed. A Memorial Service will be held at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1370 Church Street, Penticton on August 14 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be shared by visiting

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