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Waterloo City Cemetery
Sunday May 21st, 2017
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Monday May 22nd, 2017

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Alvin E. Gruber

Alvin E.  Gruber, 82, of Waterloo, IL, died May 18, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. He was born February 7, 1935, in Imperial, MO.

    He is survived by his wife Carol R. Gruber (nee Armbrecht); children Tom (Lorna) Gruber, Mark (Denise) Gruber, & Sandy (Dan) Mueller; grandchildren Lyn Gruber, Jennifer (TJ) Hayworth, Michelle (Tim) Leach, Jessica Gruber, Dustin (fiance Haley Fallon) Weber, Ryan Gruber, & Paige Gruber; great grandchildren; brothers Don (Pat) Gruber, Marvin Gruber, Butch (Annette) Gruber, & Gene (Sherry) Gruber; sisters Pat Earhart & Karen (Kenny) Sitzes; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

    He is preceded in death by his parents Frank & Pauline (nee Berger) Gruber, sisters Violet Kertz & Delores Gruber, & brother Kenneth Gruber.

    Alvin was a retired bus driver for Gulf Transportation, former owner of Fountain Tavern, & a former maintenance worker at the American Legion in Columbia, IL.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Immanuel Lutheran Church Building Fund or Humane Society of Monroe County

    3 PM to 8 PM Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    9 AM until time of service Monday Immanuel Lutheran Church

    10 AM Monday, May 22, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Tony Troup officiating

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We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our sincere sympathy. May God grant you comfort and peace in the memories you share.

Marvin and Carolyn Henry May 22 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy is extended to my Cousin, Butch Gruber, on the loss of his brother. May the love of memories bring a peaceful heart. #RipAlvin Thoughts and prayers lifted!

Cathleen Slone May 21 2017 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry for your loss. Wish we could be there in person to give all of you hugs and show our support through this difficult time. We are here if you need anything! Alvin will be greatly missed by many! I am truly blessed to have gotten to know him over these past 21 years.

Brandie Noble May 21 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathg n prayers to your family. He was a great person , always so nice n caring. He iwill be greatly missed. !

Jullie graves(brigance) May 20 2017 12:00 AM

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