Jon Jasper Grisim, age 86 of Cannon Falls, and formerly a longtime resident of Randolph, died peacefully on Thursday morning, October 17, 2019 at home at Cannon Rivers Senior Campus.
Jon was born on November 7, 1932 in Empire, MN, the son of Arnold G. and Florence K. (Klein) Grisim. He farmed most all of his life, as well as working at the Imperial Station for 5 years, and MN Malting for 38 ½ years as an elevator operator. He enjoyed his early retirement years on Lake Byllesby and his “Norwegian bubblegum.”
He is survived by his daughter, Lynda (Ron) Smith of Cannon Falls; son, Jason (Jenn) Grisim of Mason City, IA; granddaughter, Michelle Smith of Cannon Falls; and sister-in-law, Margaret Grisim of Blooming Prairie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arnold “Buzz” Grisim; sisters, Arlene “Bea” Mills, Charlotte “Tootie” DeYoung, and Doris “Nook” Davisson.
A private family service will be held.
The family would like to thank the staff of Cannon Rivers (Twin Rivers) for their care over the years. Also, thank you to the loving caregivers with Brighton Hospice for their compassion and support.
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