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Madonna Lucille (Cloncs) Grimes

August 31, 1927 ~ March 24, 2019 (age 91)

Madonna Lucille (Cloncs) Grimes, age 91 of Crawfordsville passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Whitlock Place in Crawfordsville.  She was born in Roachdale on August 31, 1927 to the late Sanford & Vera (Drake) Cloncs. 

Madonna graduated from Roachdale High School and in 1945 in New Mexico she married Robert Grimes, who preceded her in death in 1995.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was the secretary for the Wabash College Athletic Department for over 30 years.  She was a great cook and enjoyed gardening and working in her yard. 

She is survived by her son, Larry (Marie Jorgensen) Grimes of Tampa, FL; a sister, Dorothy Gunn of New Palestine, IN; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Grimes; a daughter, Teresa Ratcliff; and two brothers, Guy & Gene Cloncs. 

There will be a Graveside Service on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00am at Shannondale Cemetery in Shannondale with Pastor Issac Zull officiating.  Memorial donations may be to given to the First Baptist Church, 1905 Lebanon Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.  Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care.  Share memories and condolences online at

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First Baptist Church
1905 Lebanon Road, Crawfordsville IN 47933
Tel: 1-765-362-6504

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