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Doris Helen Grimshaw, 90, of Fort Gratiot Township, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

She was born May 25, 1926, in Omaha, Nebraska, to the late Charles and Alvina Gahl. She married John Hugh Grimshaw on July 15, 1945, in San Diego, California.

Mrs. Grimshaw was a lifelong Missouri Synod Lutheran and currently a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Burton. She was baptized on June 20, 1926, and confirmed on April 2, 1939, at Zion Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska. Her confirmation verse was Matthew 26:41. She enjoyed gardening, rock collecting, crocheting, going to garage sales, spending time with her family, and was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker Football fan.

She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, John; two daughters, Kathleen (William) Collins and Lori (Rev. John) Carrier; son-in-law, Thomas Bohlen; 10 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and several great great grandchildren. Doris was preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Ann Bohlen.

Visitation will be 2-7 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, 912 Lapeer Ave., Port Huron.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 5, 2016, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 5073 Daly Blvd., Flint, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pastors John Carrier, Aaron Richert, and Gary Beck will officiate.

Burial will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

Memorials may be made to Camp Restore - Detroit or Lutheran Hour Ministries.

To send condolences, visit pollockrandall.com