In loving memory of

Dennis James Grimmer
October 14, 1947 - January 21, 2021

Dennis James "Denny" Grimmer, age 73, of Quincy, died Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 4:05 am in Blessing Hospital.

Dennis was born October 14, 1947 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Melvin and Mary Andrews Grimmer.

Dennis served in the Untied States Army and served a tour in Vietnam where he received a Purple Heart.

Dennis was always working with his hands and enjoyed building things. He was a skilled carpenter and excelled at home improvement projects.

Dennis loved Blues music and was a regular at Blues in the District at Washington Square. He loved to dance and have fun. He also enjoyed playing golf, bowling and pool league.

Survivors include two children, Rebecca (Rob) Harrison of Quincy, and Jesse Grimmer of Fitchburg, WI; a granddaughter, Neveah Grimmer; and a lifelong friend, Richard Bliven of Quincy.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Dennis Grimmer.

There will be no services.

Memorials: Donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Sharon Myers wrote on Jan 22, 2021:

"RIP Denny. I remember you looking just like this picture as you stood by my high school locker in your uniform. I felt so proud when you came home on leave and picked me up from school."

greg howe wrote on Jan 22, 2021:

"went to high school with denny. john mester ,denny and i use to play basketball after school. great guy!!!!!!!!"

Terry Riley Grimmer wrote on Jan 21, 2021:

"So sorry for your loss. I went to school with Dennis from third grade through high school. "