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Peter Florian Gruber
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1860
La Grange
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 9, 1938
Canton
Lewis County
Missouri, USA

Funeral services for Peter Gruber were held at Barkley Funeral Home Wednesday afternonn at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. W. K. Moore, of LaGrange. Interement was in Forest Grove cemetery. The pall bearers were Orange and Melvin Gruber, Oscar and Fred Reiter, John Gilbert and Cecil Mason. Music was furnished by a quartette, Mrs. Lee Schlager, Mrs. Joe Alderton, Earl Barkley and Art Goetz. Mr. Gruber had been in failing health since he fell and fractured his hip in December. For several days his condition had been critical. His death occurred Monday at 3 a. m. Mr. Gruber was the son of Christian and Catherine Gruber, and lived out his 78 years in Lewis county, following the occupation of farming. Mr. Gruber and Margaret Elizabeth Reiter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Reiter, were married in the Reiter home near Centenary December 20, 1887, by the Rev. William Schoening pastor of the Canton German Methoidst church. They set up a farm home and continued to farm during the subsequent years. Mr. and Mrs. Gruber's three sons, Tom, Walter, and George, all live in this community. There are six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Other relatives surviving are: his widow; a sister, Mrs. Mary Duncan, of Ault, Colo., and two brothers, Jim Gruber, of Medical Lake, Wash., and Andy Gruber, of Canton. Mr. and Mrs. Gruber, relatives and friends observed their golden wedding anniversary in December. Three of the guests who attended the wedding fifty years ago were present, Mr. and Mrs. George Reiter and Andy Gruber.  
 
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 Parents:
  Christian Gruber (1828 - 1908)
  Katherina Christina Margadant Gruber (1828 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Elizabeth Reiter Gruber (1862 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Gruber Gooden (1888 - 1923)*
  Thomas Gruber (1889 - 1984)*
  Albert Gruber (1891 - 1891)*
  Walter H Gruber (1896 - 1976)*
  George Gruber (1898 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna M. Gruber Speckhart (1856 - 1930)*
  Peter Florian Gruber (1860 - 1938)
  Stephen A Gruber (1861 - 1911)*
  John Gruber (1863 - 1935)*
  Andrew Lewis Gruber (1867 - 1954)*
  Mary Gruber Duncan (1870 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Grove Cemetery
Canton
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Oct 18, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5081671
Peter Florian Gruber
Added by: Lillie Riney
 
Peter Florian Gruber
Added by: Lillie Riney
 
Peter Florian Gruber
Added by: Lillie Riney
 
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