Shelby  County  Indiana


The  South  Bend  Tribune
March 5, 2006
          Frank K. Grubb, 72, of Granger, IN, passed away Friday, March 3, 2006, in Memorial Hospital.
          He was born March 4, 1933, in Johnson County, Indiana, to the late Marden J. and Lala Kent Grubb. Also preceding him in death was a daughter, Katherine Grubb Schirm.
          On June 1, 1958, in Shelbyville, Frank married the former Mary Bea Phares, also of Shelbyville. Also surviving to cherish his memory are his daughter, Stephanie Grubb Dayton, and husband, Paul of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Jennifer, Katie, Jacob and Valerie Grubb; sister, Norma Fansler, and husband, Wayne of New Whiteland, Indiana; brothers, James M. Grubb, and wife, Martha of Lafayette, Ind., and Laurence E. Grubb and wife, Martha ofShelbyville, Indiana.
          Frank was a 1957 graduate of Shelbyville High School and went on to graduate from Purdue University in 1961 with a degree in math and education. He received his master's degree from I.U. in 1965. Frank worked for the South Bend Community School Corp. for over 30 years as a guidance counselor and math teacher. After retirement from the School Corporation he continued to work for City Awning. Frank was actively involved at First Baptist Church in South Bend, the Baptist Youth Fellowship, Purdue Baptist Student Foundation, the American Cancer Societyand the Michiana Men's Chorus. Frank enjoyed Purdue football, woodworking, and open-road bicycle trips and traveling, but especially Purdue football.
          A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2006, in the First Baptist Church, 3010 S. Ironwood Drive, South Bend, with Rev. Douglas Baker officiating. After cremation, burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery,Shelbyville, Indiana, at a later date. Friends may call today from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Road.
          Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the First Baptist Church. Family and friends may leave e- mail condolences at
Contributed by John Addison Ballard

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