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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Wesley Brubaker


   Curtis W. Brubaker, 76, well-known Grout Township man, died Sunday, May 31, at Saginaw Veterans Hospital after a short illness. Born in Defiance, Ohio, on Jan. 26, 1894, he came to Gladwin County 68 years ago with his parents. Mr. Brubaker was a retired farmer. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Gladwin Knights of Columbus. He was married to the former Margaret Gruss on March 29, 1921, in Mt. Pleasant.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Anna Lee Shea, Mrs. Dorothy Rellinger, Mrs. Betty Wright, of Gladwin, Mrs. Glenna Hitchcock of Beaverton, Mrs. Donna Murphy of Midland, and Mrs. Lucille Lyons of Clare County; three sons, Harold and R. C. of Beaverton and Paul of Toledo, Ohio; five brothers, Victor, Dennis, and Ray, of Gladwin, Lawrence of Beaverton, and John of Clare County; two sisters, Mrs. Nora Gruss of Mt. Pleasant, and Mrs. Elva Kanthak of Toledo; 47 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

   Services were held today, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Church. The Rev. Father Edward Trombley officiated and burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery. A Rosary was said at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Hall Funeral Home.

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Sacred Heart Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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