Dec. 6, 1939 Springfield Greene County Missouri, USA
Mabel Etalia Grubaugh was born 11 Jul 1911 in Christian County, MO to James Edd Grubaugh and Annie Bell Dunham. She was the oldest of 5 children born to this couple. Mabel married Glen Berl Bussard on 4 Oct 1931 in Nixa, Christian, MO. They had two children during their relatively brief marriage, Anita Marguerite Bussard (b.1933)and Mary Evelyn Bussard (b.1938). Mabel died 6 Dec 1938 in Springfield, Greene, MO.
Here is a biographic sketch of the family - Mabel, a homemaker, and her husband Glen Bussard, lived near Springfield, Missouri, until her death. Glen was a professional carpenter, involved in the building of Ft. Leonard Wood Army Base, O'Reilly Army Hospital, and Camp Crowder Army Base. Glenīs second wife, May, was a teacher. Anita is retired from F. W. Woolworth in Springfield, where she lives with her husband Robert, retired from the Maintenance Department at Southwest Missouri University. Debra Ann, with a degree in criminal justice, is a security officer for the Springfield Schools and a part time Sergeant with the Republic Police Department. Michael is a warehouseman with Associated Wholesale Grocers in Springfield. Debra Ann and Michael live with their family in Battlefield, Missouri. . Diana, a learnings disability teacher and Harold, a C. P. A., live with their family in Rockford, Illinois. Mary Evelyn, an Accountant/Administrator, is Administrative Manager for the Pastor Care Department, Research Medical Center of Kansas City, Missouri, and lives in Independence, Missouri. Melinda (Mindy), is a medical staff secretary at Lee's Summit Hospital, Lee's Summit, Missouri. Her first husband Dale Shoemaker died in 1996. She married Victor Vargas in 1998 and they live with their family in Independence, Missouri. Barry, a sales consultant for Western Extralite (Wholesale Electronics Distributor) and Margaret (Margo) live with their family in Blue Springs, Missouri.