Mary L. Grisim

Mary started bowling as a youngster at Friendly Lanes NE, where her brother set pins. She was a WIBC member for 45 years, a Minneapolis WBA director for 17 years, coach for junior bowlers and on both local and state YABA Board of Directors. Mary volunteered and kept score in many tournaments, ladies, men and juniors since 1960. She was a league officer in a number of leagues. Mary enjoyed tournaments and participated in the following:
-Local - 45 years
-State - 41 years
-National - 25 years
Mary also enjoyed many special tournaments including, 500 Club, 600 Club and Senior's. Mary was a delegate to WIBC National Convention for 25 years. She also attended the MN WBA Annual meetings and workshops for more than 30 years. She was co-chairman for BVL for 13 years and member of many committees in the Minneapolis WBA. Mary did not know the word NO when asked to help in any way for bowling.

Born: 
06/07/1941
Date Inducted: 
08/14/2007
Passed: 
04/16/2006
Induction Category: 
Memorial
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Hall of Fame Category: 
USBC Hall of Fame