Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

April 19, 2014

Norbert C. Wrubel - 1930-2014

GRAND LEDGE, MI — Norbert C. Wrubel of Grand Ledge, Mich., formerly of Ashland, a loving father, grandfather and friend passed away April 17, 2014, surrounded by family.

Norbert was born May 23, 1930, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to the late Albert and Stella (Witczak) Wrubel.

Norbert was preceded in death by his wife, Carmela Reynolds Wrubel on Aug. 16, 2001; sons David and Christopher John Wrubel; and brother Edward Wrubel.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and worked as a food service manager.  

He is survived by children Bernie (Barb), Marianne Wrubel, Mike (Debbie), Dan (Genie), Rosie (Ed) Glockner, Teresa (Jeff) Prior and Chris (Veronica); grandchildren Sara (Matt) Oaks, Jennifer Wrubel, Amanda (D.C.) Faulkner, Jeremy (Tracy) Wrubel, Josh (Jennifer) Wrubel, Curtis (Manda Bennett) Wrubel, Sean Wrubel, Keith Wrubel, Lisa (Dustin) Hale, Matt (Ashley Crace) Glockner, Len Glockner, Kara (Joe) Eastman, Jamie Wrubel, Tyler Whitney, Andrew Whitney, Joseph Wrubel, Madeline Wrubel, and Lillian Wrubel; and six great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. James Eisele at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Grand Ledge. Rite of Committal with military honors will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Grand Rapids.

The family will receive friends after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be given to Fairview Adult Foster Care, 11656 S. Hartel Road, Grand Ledge, MI 48837.

Arrangements by the Holihan-Atkin Funeral Home in Grand Ledge.

Share your memories and condolences at holihanatkin.com.

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