Esther L. Grim, 82

SEPT. 24, 1928-JULY 24, 2011

July 25, 2011

Esther Louise Grim, 82, a resident at Reeders Memorial Home and formerly of Sharpsburg, Md., passed away Sunday, July 24, 2011.

She was born Sept. 24, 1928, in Antietam, Md., to the late Lloyd Russell and Sarah Estelle Otzelberger Campbell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Leslie Grim, in 2007.

She was a 1946 graduate of Boonsboro High School and a graduate of Hagerstown Business College.

She was a homemaker and previously employed as a bookkeeper at O.P. Bowman Tire Co. in Hagerstown.

She was a member of Burnside First Church of God in Sharpsburg.

She is survived by a daughter, Sarah Winebrenner and her husband, Rodney, of Boonsboro; two sons, Leslie Grim and wife, Robin, of Boonsboro, and Russell Grim and wife, Tracie, of Keedysville; granddaughters, Jessica Grim-McClanahan and husband, David, of Ocean City, N.J., and Lydia Winebrenner of Boonsboro; grandsons, Matthew Grim of Fort Lauderdale, Tim Winebrenner of Boonsboro, and Jordan Ambrose, Ethan Grim, Evan Grim and Joshua Grim, all of Keedysville; and two brothers, Robert A. Campbell of Boonsboro and Gary G. Campbell of Sharpsburg.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her siblings, Preston Campbell and Jane Shawyer.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. For the convenience of family and friends, the funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Burnside First Church of God in Sharpsburg at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ernest E. Witmer officiating. Burial will follow at Samples Manor Cemetery, Sharpsburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Burnside First Church of God, 3904 Mills Road, Sharpsburg, MD 21782; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

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