Violet Y. “Vi” Grime, age 79, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday morning, October 10, 2017 at Heartland of Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked at Subway, Nafziger Ice Cream, and Al-Meda Chocolates, all of Archbold.
Violet was born in Delta, Ohio on March 15, 1938, the daughter of Ruben and Sylvia (Harrington) Maddock. In 1958 she married Donald F. Sommers and he preceded her in death in 1973. In 1974 she married Richard L. “Dick” Grime, and he preceded her in death in 2004. She was a member of St. Caspar Catholic Church in Wauseon.
Surviving is her daughter, LuAnn (Andrew) Carrick of Napoleon; two sons, Todd (Carlotta) Sommers of Remington, VA, Rod (Suzy) Sommers of Fayette; step-son, Arnold (Mary) Grime of Archbold; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Maxine Smith of Florida and brother, Gary (Kathy) Maddock of Delta. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and brother, Russell “Bus” Maddock.
Visitation for Violet will be held from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon. The Funeral Mass will be recited at 10:00 A.M. Monday, at St. Caspar Catholic Church, with Father Dave Bruning, officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Peter Cemetery, near Archbold. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the ASPCA. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with arrangements.