Friday, December 2nd, 2011
Robert F. Grube, 70, Fort Recovery, was found dead in his home Nov. 30, 2011.
He was born July 29, 1941, in Dayton to Norbert and Clara Hemmelgarn Grube. On July 11, 1963, he married Alice Walk, who died June 30, 1998.
Surviving are children, Cherie (Robert) Gehle, Hamilton Square, N.J., Tracy Grube, Portsmouth, Michelle (Jerry) Stammen, Fort Recovery, Angela Allard, Vansburg, Ky., and Adrian (Cassandra) Grube, Fort Recovery; siblings, Marvin (Marti) Grube, Hollywood, Fla., Gene (Elaine) Grube, Fort Recovery, Linda Downing, Greenville, and Bernice Allen, New Paris; and 12 grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Colleen Grube; brothers, Bernard and Ronald Lee Grube; and two grandchildren.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Joe, where he had served as a lector and lay distributor. He was a member of Fort Recovery American Legion and was past president of Mercer County Chamber of Commerce.
He had been production manager at Fort Recovery Industries for 22 years and then served as production manager at Cheryl Ann School, Celina, until retirement. He was a graduate of Fort Recovery High School, attended Edison State College, Piqua, and earned a degree in industrial management.
He served with the U. S. Navy during the Vietnam eEra.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Military graveside honors will be conducted by Fort Recovery American Legion.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:45 a.m. Monday at Brockman Boeckman Funeral Homer, Fort Recovery.
Memorials may be made to the Robert and Colleen Grube Memorial Fund in care of the Fort Recovery Community Foundation.
Condolences may be left at brockmanboeckmanfh.com.