|Birth: ||May 29, 1905|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 1983|
Merle passed away Sunday, after a long illness. He was born in McCracken, Kansas. s/o Edwin Heberling and Clara Amelia (Haas) Grumbein. He married Bertha Sunley July 23, 1932 in McCracken, Kansas, Ruch county. Merle moved to Southwest City, MO.,in 1935, and in April 1940 moved to the Cleora Community. He had moved to Vinita six years ago.
He was a retired farmer. He also drove the Cleora School bus and worked for Delaware County for 10 years.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha (Sunley) of the home at 401 S. Thompson; sons, Richard, Earl and Eddie all of Vinita, and George of Marietta, GA.; daughters, Marie Cole of Vinita, Betty Freeman and Helen Wingard of Cleora; Pryor; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; twin sister Beryl McFarren of McCracken, Kansas. Brothers William and Ray of McCracken, Kansas., Clarence of Dighton, KS., Franklin of Pocatello, Idaho, John of Kearns, Utah. Preceded him in death, parents; Edwin Heberling and Clara Amelia (Haas) Grumbein, three brothers Aubrey, Jesse, and Paul.
Services were held at 2pm, Thursday in the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel, Internment was in McLaughlin Cemetery, Cleora, Oklahoma, under the direction of the Luginbuel Funeral Services, Vinita.
Edwin Heberling Grumbein (1877 - 1936)
Clara Amelia Haas Grumbein (1880 - 1936)
Bertha Viola Sunley Grumbein (1914 - 1988)
Richard Adair Grumbein (1933 - 2010)*
Earl L. Grumbein (1935 - 2013)*
William Abraham Grumbein (1901 - 1987)*
Aubrey Edwin Grumbein (1903 - 1978)*
Beryl Isabella Grumbein McFarren (1905 - 1992)*
Merle Adam Grumbein (1905 - 1983)
Jesse Harold Grumbein (1907 - 1966)*
Raymond Grumbein (1912 - 1983)*
Clarence Arthur Grumbein (1917 - 2007)*
Franklin Harding Grumbein (1921 - 2001)*
John Dean Grumbein (1923 - 1991)*
Paul Titus Grumbein (1925 - 1964)*
GPS (lat/lon): 36.5691, -94.9337
Created by: Diane McFarren
Record added: Nov 07, 2008
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