Dr Henry G. Brubaker

Dr Henry G. Brubaker

Rheems, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Dec 1963 (aged 67)
Upland, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Ontario, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Plot Corridore "C" 42 D
Memorial ID 50489866 · View Source
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Henry G. Brubaker, eldest son of the late Benjamin S. and Amelia Ginder Brubaker, was born at Rheems, Pa., November 7, 1896, passed away at Upland, California, December 22, 1963. He was united in marriage, August 14, 1928 to Miss Anna Mary Niesley, Mill Hall, Pa.

Besides his beloved companion he is survived by three sisters, Anna, Amelia and Sara , of Upland , four brothers: Norman and Matthew, of Grantham, Pa.; Benjamin and John, of Upland, California. In addition to a closely knit circle of relatives he is remembered by a host of friends across the United States, especially in the Upland community.

As a young man having finished 8th grade, he learned the printing trade. His earnings were given to his father till he reached the age of 21. He then enrolled in Messiah Academy, Grantham, Pa., pursuing his education there through Junior College. He completed his college work at Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts. Brother Brubaker studied for a Master's degree at Hartford School of Religious Education, Hartford, Connecticut, and completed his Doctor of Theology studies in Los Angeles Baptist Theological Seminary. He was awarded an Honorary degree, Doctor of Divinity from Pasadena College, Pasadena, California.

He became affiliated with Beulah (later Upland) College, with which he has retained a continuing ministry for the past thirty-five years. His services have ranged from Dean of Men, Business Manager and teaching in the different departments, professor of Psychology and Speech Education to serving eleven years as President of Upland College.
He was devoted not only to Upland College, but to the community and the development of the City of Upland. He gave ten years of service as a member of the Upland Planning Commission. He did some teaching at Azusa College and Los Angeles Baptist Seminary.

His services in the Brethren in Christ Church included serving on the General Sunday School Board, two terms, 1943 - 1954, as General Conference Secretary, and service with the Publication Board.

The memorial service was in charge of Alvin C. Burkholder, Bishop of the Pacific Conference. He was assisted by Pastor Eber Dourte and Bishop Henry A. Ginder who spoke the memorial message. Tributes were read by Dr.John Z. Martin, President of Upland College; Rev. Owen Alderfer, general Conference Secretary; Rev. J. Wilmer Heisey, Secretary of the Publication Board; and Daniel Naher, Chairman of the Upland Planning Board.

Interment was in Bellevue Mausoleum in Ontario, California.
(Evangelical Visitor, Feb.3, 1964)

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Henry G. Brubaker (7 Nov 1896–22 Dec 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50489866, citing Bellevue Memorial Park, Ontario, San Bernardino County, California, USA ; Maintained by Tom Crago (contributor 46845398) .