John Gruber

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John Gruber

  • Birth 25 Aug 1863
  • Death 3 Feb 1935
  • Burial Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA
  • Plot Evergreen Lawn
  • Memorial ID 5081689

Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon, for John Gruber, 71, known to everyone in Fullerton as "Popcorn John", who was fatally injured about 9 p. m. Saturday when he was struck while pushing his wagon to his home by a car driven by Charlie DeBoer of Buena Park. The accident occurred on the corner of Jacaranda Pl. and Highland Ave. According to a report turned in by DeBoer, Gruber was struck as the car apparently backed into the wagon as DeBoer was leaving a parking place on Jacaranda pl. Gruber was taken to the Fullerton General hospital where he died four hours later from a basal fracture of the skull, which was caused by the impact , which knocked him to the pavement. Earl Abbey, county coroner, is investigating details of the accident. Gruber leaves his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Gruber of Fullerton, a son, Addison Gruber of Fullerton and three daughters: Mrs. Mamie Jenkins of Anaheim, Mrs. Nellie Skaggs and Mrs. Florence Peterson of Fullerton; seven grandchildren and three brothers and one sister in the east. He was a resident of Fullerton fifteen years. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the McAulay and Suters mortuary. Interment was in Loma Vista cemetery.



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  • Created by: Lillie Riney
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 5081689
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Gruber (25 Aug 1863–3 Feb 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5081689, citing Loma Vista Memorial Park, Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Lillie Riney (contributor 22403448) .