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Wava M. Griggs Brickmann

August 18, 1942 - October 16, 2021

Burial Date October 26, 2021

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Wava Marlene (Griggs) Brickmann, age 79 of Ft. Myers, FL and formerly of Lima, passed away Oct. 16, 2021, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 18, 1942 in Munith, MI to Henry and Kate (Whitaker) Wireman who preceded her in death.

Surviving are her children: Julie (Lamar) Rhodes and Anthony (Sompong) Griggs both of Ft. Myers; her biological grandson, Reno Griggs of Ft. Myers; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She also leaves the following siblings: Anita Morse of Salt Lake City, UT, Merril (Betty) Wireman of Lima, John (Dotty) Wireman of Ann Arbor, MI, Dwight (Suk) Wireman of Kansas City, MO and James (Liz) Wireman of Bellefontaine. Her gentleman companion, John Sullivan survives in Cape Coral, FL.

She is preceded in death by a sister, Andrea Williams.

Wava was a 1959 graduate of Huntsville High School and attended college at Brigham Young University. She owned and operated Wava’s Beauty Salon in Lima for many years then retired to Florida. Once she hit the Sunshine State, she became an employee of the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation from where she retired again. She was a member of the V.F.W. Post 1275 Auxiliary and American Legion Post 96 Auxiliary, both of Lima.

Services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the committal chapel at Memorial Park Cemetery with Revs. Kim & Simone Wetteland to preside over her service. Burial will follow the service.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

 

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