Obituary for April 12, 2013

Written by Baker City Herald April 12, 2013 08:34 am

Steven Grimes

Baker City, 1942-2013

Steve Grimes, 70, of Baker City, died March 25, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise.

Steven Kenneth Grimes was born on June 24, 1942, at Santa Rosa, Calif., to Kenneth and Marie Matzen Grimes. He was raised and educated in Petaluma, Calif.  After graduating from high school, Steve joined the United States Coast Guard and served just over a year. 

He worked for years managing the produce department for Lucky Food Store at Red Bluff, Calif., until his retirement. Eight years ago he settled in Baker City.

Steve was an avid model airplane builder, whether they be a few inches long or a remote-controlled craft 5 feet long, and then taking them out to fly. He also enjoyed the outdoors and fishing. 

Survivors include his two sons and two granddaughters. 

Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.