Todd Alan Grimm, 33 - February 09, 2014Todd Alan Grimm, 33, of Lincoln and Gothenburg passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Gothenburg surrounded by family members.
Although his death was untimely, the family said he was a believer in Jesus who faithfully practiced the only commandant Jesus ever gave us, “Love one another as I have loved you.”
Memorial services will be conducted on Friday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Gothenburg with the Rev. Alan Davis officiating.
A register book signing will take place on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, 620 10th St., Gothenburg.
Grimm was born Feb. 1, 1981, at Chadron and grew up at a number of small towns in Nebraska including Silver Creek, Harvard and Stromsburg.
He was an excellent student and enjoyed playing sports with basketball being his favorite. He made friends easily and was popular with both students and teachers being outgoing, funny, respectful and sympathetic to others, family members said. He was also an outstanding drummer and did impersonations of actors, musicians and friends as well.
Grimm attended Central Community College in Hastings for two years studying communications. He mainly worked in the restaurant business in food preparation and cooking.
?He resided at Los Angeles for a few years pursuing the dream of becoming a professional drummer, but missed his family while in California and returned to Lincoln where he resumed working in the restaurant business.
?Grimm enjoyed watching professional wrestling as well as the Chicago Bulls, North Carolina Tar Heels and the San Francisco 49ers. He also enjoyed hiking and loved music, always singing songs from rock to country to Disney cartoons. He was a generous person and fun to be around, the family said.
He was proceeded in death by his grandparents, Robert Todd and Robert Grimm.
Survivors include: his father, Alan Grimm of Harrison; his mother, Linda (Rev. Dr. Jeff) Thurman of Gothenburg; siblings—Elizabeth (Monte) Roetman, Crystal (Doug) Hampton,
Karyl (Travis) Mason, Joel (Lauren) Thurman and Tabitha Thurman; grandparents—Dorothy Todd and Mary Ellen Semroska; seven nieces and nephews; aunts and uncles; numerous cousins.