Eugene Carl Grimes, age 91, of Gull Lake SK, passed away January 11, 2020 at Gull Lake Special Care Centre. The Memorial Service was held at 1:00 p.m., January 22, 2020 from Knox United Church, Gull Lake SK, with Reverend Ken Schrag officiating. The organist was Nora Rudolph, the eulogist was Shirley Mussell and the urn bearer was Douglas Grimes. The ushers were Dale and Debbie Connick. The interment service will be held at a later date. Gene is survived by his loving wife, June Grimes; son, Douglas Grimes, granddaughter Naomi Grimes; daughter, Shirley Mussell (Grimes) and her spouse, Brent Mussell, and granddaughter, Jennie Kroetsch and her partner, Paul Becker, (great grandsons Carter Kroetsch and Nolan Kroetsch), and grandson Trevor Mussell; brother, Bruce Grimes; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Gene was predeceased by his parents, Mark and Olga Grimes, daughter, Debra Grimes, and brothers, Jay Grimes and Gordon Grimes. Gene was born in Eston, Saskatchewan on December 26, 1928, and attended school at Yellow Cactis School near Eston, and high school at Nutana High School, Saskatoon. He married Shirley "June" Cowley at St. John's Anglican Church on June 13, 1953. Gene was employed at SaskPower Natural Gas and then Grimes Gas Service for 20 years until he retired at age 70 in 1983. Gene was a long time member of the Swift Current Masonic Lodge. When he wasn't working, Gene loved to spend his time camping, curling and golfing. Gene and June loved camping and covered Canada from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, up to Alaska and down to the Oregon coast. Above all, Gene loved being with family and living in Gull Lake. Donations in Gene's memory may be made to Autumn House, or to a local charity of the donor's choice. Warren's Funeral Home were entrusted with the arrangements. For further information call 306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy on the family tribute wall.
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