James W. 'Bill' Crane
James W. "Bill" Crane, a farmer, MU employee and "Norman Rockwell kind of grandfather," died Wednesday, March 21, 2001. He was 86.
Mr. Crane worked for the landscaping department at MU from 1952 to 1977, between stints on his Ashland cattle farm. All the while, he remained a loving and funny family man, said a grandson, Mike Brown.
Mr. Crane helped raise his children and grandchildren, balancing patience with a sense of humor. When the children went outdoors at night, he would kid them that the "wampus kitty," a creature he invented, would come after them.
"Whenever he said that, you'd always look around and behind you to make sure it wasn't there," Brown said.
Mr. Crane's sense of humor continued with age. Last year, he dressed as a hobo for Halloween.
Mr. Crane's vibrant personality kept him busy. When he wasn't attending services at Woodcrest Primitive Baptist Church in Ashland, Mr. Crane loved to go to dances at Southern Boone County Senior Center.
"He actually danced, and made a lot of friends there," Brown said.
Mr. Crane also built and repaired grandfather clocks, which he gave to each of his children and grandchildren.
Mr. Crane was born on Aug. 15, 1914, to R.G. Crane and Nora Estes Crane of Englewood. He married Mary Helen Calvin on Dec. 24, 1935, in Columbia. She died in 1997.
Visitation for Mr. Crane will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, 601 N. Henry Clay Blvd. in Ashland. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home and will be conducted by Elder Wallace Johnson.
Mr. Crane is survived by two daughters, Shirley May Shock and Sylvia Jo Brown, both of Hartsburg; a brother, Elmo Crane of Harrisburg; two sisters, Eliza Hoffman of Columbia and Anna Pearl Calvin of Hallsville; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Memorials may be sent to Woodcrest Cemetery, 400 S. Henry Clay Blvd., Ashland, Mo., 65010, or to New Liberty Cemetery, 203 S. Walnut St., Ashland, Mo. 65010.
Dorothy Ann Wolfe
Dorothy Ann Wolfe of Columbia died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at Columbia Manor. She was 77.
Mrs. Wolfe was born on April 30, 1923, in Cleveland to Joseph M. and Victoria Dresnek Jaracz.
Mrs. Wolfe's family will have private services. Mrs. Wolfe will be buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia.
Mrs. Wolfe is survived by a son, Tom Marciniak of Centralia; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Her husband, daughter and two brothers died earlier.
Joella F. Dozier
Joella F. Dozier of Columbia died Saturday, March 17, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 94.
Mrs. Dozier was born Aug. 22, 1906, in Boone County to Emery Thompson and Mary Eliza Daly Lamm. She married Arlie T. Dozier in Boonville on May 31, 1929.
She received her bachelor's degree in education from MU in 1951. She was a teacher in Boone County for 32 years and a member of Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Columbia for 62 years.
Visitation and services, conducted by the Rev. Al Oetman, were held Wednesday at Seventh Day Adventist Church. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Dozier is survived by a daughter, Mary Beeler of Columbia; one niece; and one nephew.
Her husband, two brothers and three sisters died earlier.
Breimyer championed agricultural policy
Afer witnessing the foreclosure of his boyhood farm in 1927, Harold Breimyer became interested in agricultural economics and affecting governmental policy.
He grew to become a nationally respected teacher, author, lecturer, journalist and extension economist. Mr. Breimyer died Monday, March 19, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center after a long battle with bone cancer. He was 86.
Mr. Breimyer was renown for his dedication, determination and integrity.
"I considered Harold one of my heroes throughout the years," said John Ikerd, MU professor emeritus of agricultural economics. "He always said what he thought about situations regardless of what others thought, and I tried to model what I did after his independent thinking and integrity."
Mr. Breimyer, who served as president of the American Agriculture Economic Association, also wrote a weekly column for the Columbia Daily Tribune. He often bemoaned the growing consolidation in agriculture and the loss of family farms.
"The man was brilliant," Frederick Breimyer said. "When he wrote he could be razor sharp. You didn't win many arguments with dad."
Mr. Breimyer was born on April 13, 1914 in Fort Recovery, Ohio. After working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, he served with distinction during WWII, retiring as a lieutenant commander. Upon returning to civilian life, he resumed his career at the department until 1966, when he joined the agricultural economics faculty at MU.
Mr. Breimyer would later create the Breimyer scholarships at the university, as well as found the Breimyer Lecture, which focuses on one of his passions, energy policies.
In 1983, Mr. Breimyer received MU's Thomas Jefferson Award, an honor given to a faculty member who best reflects the character of Jefferson.
"I've not made Jefferson a conscious object of inspiration, but I've known all along that the ideas that guide me were Jefferson ideals implicitly," Mr. Breimyer told the Missourian in 1983.
Receiving the Thomas Jefferson Award was a crowning achievement for Mr. Breimyer's academic career, said his son, Frederick Breimyer.
"He was highly regarded in his profession, and it reflected his commitment," he said. "His career was beginning to wind down in some ways because of age, and the award served as a capstone to his career." Frederick Breimyer remembers his father as a dedicated and driven teacher who always demanded an honest effort.
"In seventh grade I came home with a D in English, and my father informed me that this was totally unacceptable," he said. "He said, 'I'm going to drill you and work with you every night until we get that D up.' I had a string of Bs after that."
Mr. Breimyer is survived by Rachel, his wife of 59 years; his son, Frederick Breimyer of Wellesley, Mass.; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Nelson of Bloomfield, Conn., and Mrs. Louise Walker of Nokonis, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, at Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 Ninth St. Donations may be made to the Breimyer Scholarship Fund; gifts should be sent to MU, designating the Scholarship Fund of the Agriculture Development Office, 2-4 Agricultural Building on the MU campus.
Eleanor Mauze' Conley
Conley headed esteemed family
Eleanor Conley was one of Columbia's most gracious ladies, a matriarch of one of the city's prominent families.
Eleanor Mauze' Conley of Columbia died Monday, March 19, 2001, at South Hampton Place. She was 94. "She was one, I think, that was held in extremely high esteem by all generations and all branches of society," said the Rev. Dick Ramsey, pastor of First Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Conley was born in St. Louis on Nov. 16, 1906, to J. Layton and Eleanor Harmon Mauze'. She attended MU until she married Francis Conley Jr. in October of 1931. While at the university, Mrs. Conley was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
Described by those who knew her as "a real lady," Mrs. Conley was active her whole life. Ramsey said Mrs. Conley was in church every Sunday and active with the church's women's club until she became sick in December.
When her husband died unexpectedly in 1947, she was left to raise four boys - aged 5 to 14 - on her own.
"She had the responsibility of raising us, which was the single most difficult thing she had to do," said her oldest son, Boone County Circuit Judge Frank Conley.
Mrs. Conley took a job at Stephens College as supervisor of housekeeping and also did some interior decorating for the college.
One of her favorite hobbies was gardening. She also loved to cook and to entertain. Until last fall she met her friends every Friday for lunch, Conley said.
"She outlived most of the people she started here in Columbia with, but she always found people she was compatible with," her son said.
Mrs. Conley was also involved in the First Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Women's Club, Colonial Dames and Kings Daughters.
Services, conducted by the Revs. Richard Ramsey and George McCall, will be today at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 16 Hitt St. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery.
Mrs. Conley is survived by her four sons Frank Conley of Columbia, Dudley Conley of Evanston, Ill., Layton Conley of Overland Park, Kan. and Michael Conley of Dallas; and one sister, Margaret Carson of San Antonio.
Her husband, four brothers and one sister died earlier.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Columbia, 16 Hitt St., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
You might not have heard of Richard Beatty, but you probably have heard the slogan "Remember, only you can prevent forest fires."
Mr. Beatty, the creator of this slogan, died Feb. 18, 2001, in Campbell, Calif. He was 91.
Mr. Beatty was born Jan. 30, 1910, in Eads, Colo., to John Percival and Harriet Newby Beatty. He graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder and then attended Washington University in St. Louis for a master's degree. On Aug. 16, 1941, he married Lillian Frances Peters. She died earlier.
Besides his work with the Smokey Bear campaign, Mr. Beatty worked extensively with the Red Cross during World War II. He also served as Field Director and Press Chief for the Red Cross. Mr. Beatty was also a representative for Central America Connection and MSD-Public. He was a member of Great Book Society in St. Louis.
Memorial services for Mr. Beatty will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia.
Mr. Beatty is survived by three daughters: Harriet Lynn Kawamata of Campbell, Calif., Margaret Bronner Stauffer of Columbia, and Ann Fairfield of Raleigh, Mo.; and six grandchildren.
One daughter and one brother died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.
Joella F. Dozier
Joella F. Dozier of Columbia died Saturday, March 17, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. She was 94.
Ms. Dozier was born on Aug. 22, 1906, to Emery and Mary Thompson and was a schoolteacher in Boone County for 32 years. She received her bachelor's degree in education from MU in 1951.
Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. today at Seventh-day Adventist Church of Columbia, followed by services with Pastor Al Oetman at 2 p.m. Ms. Dozier will be buried in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ms. Dozier is survived by a daughter, Mary Beeler of Columbia; one niece and one nephew.
Her husband, Arlie Dozier; two brothers; and three sisters died earlier.
Evelyn Miller of Boonesboro will be remembered for the love she had for her children and grandchildren.
"She devoted most of her time to her family," said Peggy Johnson, Mrs. Miller's sister-in-law.
Mrs. Miller died Monday, March 19, 2001, of cancer at her home. She was 54.
Mrs. Miller was born Jan. 16, 1947, in Pershing to Elmer and Agnes Powell. She attended Pershing High School in Pershing. She married Tom Miller on Jan. 2, 1981.
Mrs. Miller lived in Columbia for more than 30 years until she moved to Boonesboro last June.
She worked as a driver for University Hospital and Clinics for more than 20 years.
Visitation for Mrs. Miller will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Private services, conducted by the Rev. Bart Larson, will be Thursday. Mrs. Miller's body will be cremated.
Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband, Tom Miller of Boonesboro; her mother, Agnes Saak of Hermann; two sons, George Wells and Raymond Dean Wells, both of Columbia; a stepson, John Miller of Troy; a stepdaughter, Shannon Miller of Troy; a sister, Esther Bock of Hermann; a brother, Lehman Powell of Drake; and eight grandchildren.
Her father and one son died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to a charity of the donor's choice.
G.A. Smith of Columbia died Monday, March 19, 2001, at Boone Retirement Center. He was 66.
Mr. Smith was born on Aug. 26, 1934, in Pascoula to Gustie and Roberta Patrick Smith.
He attended Hayti High School in Hayti. He moved to Columbia from Grand Bay, Ala., in September 2000.
Mr. Smith worked as a warehouse manager in tires.
His daughter, Marcy Wedemeyer, characterized her father as a charismatic person whom everyone loved.
"He made friends wherever he went," she said. "He will be missed by everyone who knew him."
Private burial services will be held for Mr. Smith at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St.
Mr. Smith is survived by a daughter, Marcy Wedemeyer of Columbia; three brothers, Alan Smith of Hayti, Ray Smith of Reno, Nev., and Ricky Smith of Hayti; and three grandchildren.
One brother died earlier.
Jeannette A. Wheaton of Columbia died Monday, March 19, 2001, at Cooper County Memorial Hospital in Boonville. She was 74.
Mrs. Wheaton was born on Oct. 1, 1926, in Warrick County, Ind., to Edward F. and Matilda Hartig Stahl. She married Howell N. Wheaton on July 15, 1950, in Vincennes, Ind.
Mrs. Wheaton was a farm wife and a former dietitian at Purdue University, her alma mater. She was a member of Woodlandville United Methodist Church, the American Angus Association, the Missouri Angus Association and the Missouri Angus Auxiliary, which awarded her a Helping Hands award in 2000. Mrs. Wheaton was also active in the Farm Bureau, receiving the Farm Wife award in 1979.
Mrs. Wheaton was involved in a number of other clubs, including the Booneslick Quilters of Columbia, Agronomy Wives Bridge Club and the Heimweg Garden Club of Columbia. She also served on the Boone County Extension Council, was a 4-H Club leader and wrote the Cook's Column in Missouri Angus Trails magazine.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. The Rev. Paul Jones will conduct services at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Robert Ahrens will officiate at graveside services at 3 p.m. Friday at Nobles Chapel Cemetery in Elberfeld, Ind.
Mrs. Wheaton is survived by her husband, Howell N. Wheaton; two daughters, Susan Wheaton Chambers of Fayette and Pam Ramirez of Fresno, Calif.; one brother, Lloyd Stahl of Chandler, Ind.; one sister, Marlene Bellamy of Broomfield, Colo.; and five grandchildren.
One brother and one daughter died earlier.
Memorials may be made to the Ellis Fischel Cancer Hospital, 115 Bus. Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo. 65203, or the Howard County Home Health & Hospice, 600 W. Morrison St., Fayette, Mo. 65248.
Betty L. Johnson
Betty Louise Johnson of Columbia died Thursday, March 15, 2001, at Columbia Healthcare. She was 79.
Miss Johnson was born on March 15, 1922, in Kansas City, Mo. She was adopted by Commodore F. and Beulah Marshall Johnson on Jan. 23, 1923.
Miss Johnson graduated from Mexico High School in 1940 as a member of the National Honor Society of Secondary Schools. She attended St. Margaret's Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City, Kan., in 1946.
She was a licensed practical nurse who worked in hospitals in Mexico, Mo., Kirksville, Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan. Miss Johnson also worked in private homes and nursing homes before retiring in 1970 because of rheumatoid arthritis of the spine.
"She was a strong member of the church when her health permitted," said Lorene Trickey, Miss Johnson's friend. "When she could no longer speak, she could always smile. She always had that smile, which was very nice. She was not a complainer, which was inspiring."
Trickey also said that Miss Johnson loved to play pinochle.
Services, conducted by the Rev. John Yonker, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, 101 N. Tenth St. Miss Johnson's body will be donated to MU for research.
Miss Johnson is survived by cousins and friends.
Memorials may be sent to the Arthritis Foundation, 3400 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta, Ga., 30326 or to First Christian Church, 101 N. Tenth St., Columbia, Mo., 65201.
Kelly Marie Penberthy Sexton died Saturday, March 17, 2001, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia of cancer. She was 41.
Mrs. Sexton was born in Sierra Vista, Ariz., to Larry and Thelma Penberthy.
On Sept. 13, 1976, she married Michael Sexton in Columbia.
Mrs. Sexton worked for Oakland Plaza Lanes for three years, Town & Country for four and one-half years, the University of Missouri Campus Dining facilities for 10 years and U.S. Dry Cleaners for two years.
"She was a loving, caring person. She cared so much about her kids, grandkids and husband. Her and Michael were really close," said Margaret Hickem, a co-worker of Mrs. Sexton's at U.S. Dry Cleaners.
John Schopflin, Mrs. Sexton's supervisor at U.S. Dry Cleaners, described her as happy, hardworking and always in a good mood.
Visitation for Mrs. Sexton will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by the Rev. Don Wallace, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday also at Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sexton is survived by her husband; her parents; her maternal grandfather, Monroe Lester Crites of Hallsville; two sons, Michael Sexton Jr. and Keith Sexton, both of Columbia; two brothers, Charles Penberthy of Holiday, Mo., and Jeffery Penberthy of Columbia; one sister, Diane Penberthy of Millersburg; and five grandchildren.
Her maternal grandmother and paternal grandparents died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 33 E. Broadway, Columbia, Mo., 65203.
Zahira Z. Smith
Zahira Zerline Smith of Columbia died Friday, March 16, 2001, at University Hospital. She was born the same day.
Zahira is survived by her mother, Laytoya Hooker, and her father, Marvin Smith. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Walter and Martha Miller of Columbia; her maternal great-grandparents, Laura Davis and Lester Adams, both of East St. Louis, Ill.; her paternal grandparents, Marvin Smith Sr. and Linda Smith, both of Columbia; and several other relatives and friends.
There will be no visitation. Services are 2 p.m. today at True Light Baptist Church, 603 N. Providence Road. The Rev. William Young will officiate. The body will be cremated and there will be no burial.
Walter Leroy Smith
Walter Leroy Smith of Columbia died Thursday, March 15, 2001, at Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Mo. He was 82.
Mr. Smith was born on May 28, 1918, in Shelton to Harry and Selma Miller Smith. He married Mary Katherine Williamson on December 18, 1942, in Waco, Texas.
Mr. Smith graduated from Nevada High School. He received a bachelor's degree from the MU College of Agriculture in 1941 and a master's degree from MU in 1951.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
Mr. Smith was an agronomist and was involved in the research and sales of agricultural chemicals. He also was an MU faculty member for six years, a member of the MU Alumni Association and an avid MU sports fan.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Michael Flanagan, were held Sunday. A private graveside service will be held today.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Mary Katherine Smith of Columbia; two sons, Gregory Smith of Columbia and Donald W. Smith of Leawood, Kan.; and two brothers, J.C. Smith of Nevada, Mo., and Donald L. Smith of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Two brothers and a sister died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to Missouri Veterans Home #1, Veterans Drive, Mexico, Mo. 65265, or the Alzheimer's Association, 15825 Shady Grove Road, Suite 140, Rockville, Md. 20850.
Paul Edward Kemp
Paul Edward Kemp died Saturday, March 17, 2001, at Regional Care Center in Columbia. He was 73.
Mr. Kemp was born in Columbia to Robert B. and Virginia Dawson Kemp on August 5, 1927. He graduated from Hickman High School in 1945 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy Sea Bees. Mr. Kemp served one year in the South Pacific before returning home, where he continued to serve in the Naval Reserves. In 1952, Mr. Kemp was recalled to active duty and again served a year with the Sea Bees, this time in Newfoundland, Canada.
He owned and operated a barbershop, Shear Magic on Paris Road, for 37 years. He married Ann Craven on July 29, 1950.
Mr. Kemp was a member of Memorial Baptist Church. He was an active member of VFW Post 280 and served as quartermaster for four years. He was a member of Elks Lodge 594 and, in 1994, was elected exalted ruler. Mr. Kemp was also a member of the American Legion and an active participant in the Children's Miracle Network Telethon.
Mr. Kemp also participated in the MCB-6 Association, or the Mobile Construction Battalion Unit Six, which was composed of members of his Naval battalion.
"He leaves behind lots of friends," said his wife, Ann Craven Kemp. "He was very active in his volunteer work."
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services, conducted by Jim Cunningham, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be at Columbia Cemetery.
Mr. Kemp is survived by his wife; a son, Brian Paul Kemp; a daughter, Barbara Lee Reeder; two granddaughters, Logan Ann Reeder and Shelby Lee Reeder; a brother, Charles T. Kemp of San Diego; and two sisters, Francis Simmons of Overland and Wilma McCanne of Dexter.
Two brothers died earlier.
Joe W. Ward
Dr. Joe W. Ward of Cape Girardeau died Thursday at a nursing home where he and his wife, Billie Muir, were residing. He was 84.
As a family physician in Lexington from 1946 to 1985, Dr. Ward was part of a lineage of family physicians. His son, Dr. Jay Ward of Columbia, continued the tradition, which was started by his great-grandfather and great-uncle. Now the tradition is being adopted by Jay Ward's son, who is in medical school.
"That was his life. He was a family physician in a small town," Jay Ward said, referring to his father.
Dr. Ward served with the Army Medical Corps in the Pacific during World War II. He was awarded the Silver and Bronze stars.
Services were Saturday.
Surviving are his wife, Billie Muir; his son, Jay Ward of Columbia; his daughter, Deborah Haseltine of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Laura Bohnsack of Cape Girardeau; and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the Lexington Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, Mo. 65202.
George Alan Thompson III, a nurse at University Hospital and Clinics for 20 years, died Thursday, March 15, 2001, in Columbia. He was 46.
He was born Dec. 22, 1954, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to George Alan Thompson Jr. and Anita Reed Thompson.
Mr. Thompson married Susan Martz on Dec. 29, 1972, in West Plains. He served with the Air Force from 1973 to 1974. He also was a computer programmer for The Idea Works of Columbia for nine years.
Surviving are his mother, Anita Williams of Oklahoma City; three sons, Christian Thompson, David Thompson and Ronnie Sisco, all of Columbia; three brothers, Reed Thompson of Jonesboro, Ark., Robert Thompson of Columbia, Edward Thompson of Oceanside, Calif.; two sisters, Janet Heald of Jonesboro, Ark., Jessica Blow of Flat Rock, Mich.; and a grandchild.
His father died earlier.
Services will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Memorials can be sent to American Cancer Society, 33 E. Broadway, Suite 100, Columbia, Mo. 65203; American Heart Association, P.O. Box 30638, Columbia, Mo. 65205 or a charity of the donor's choice.
Raymond K. Zuber
Raymond Kenneth Zuber, a Columbia resident for 34 years, was an electrician in the city but a country boy at heart.
He moved to Columbia in 1953 and owned a farm north of town, where he grew food for his family and raised research animals for MU. He worked closely with his brother Marcus Zuber, a former professor of agriculture, to harvest MU research cornfields.
Mr. Zuber died Monday, March 5, 2001, in Visalia, Calif. He was 87.
Mr. Zuber shared his love of the outdoors. He led camping trips and photography workshops for the Boy Scouts and 4-H Club for many years, and he also is remembered for his inventions.
"He sewed his own tent out of the material from a convertible car top. It was indestructible," said his daughter Carol Zuber-Mallison.
Mr. Zuber was an electrician at University Hospital for 30 years. He also worked at Stephens College and Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
Mr. Zuber was born Dec. 2, 1913, in Gettysburg, S.D., to Mary and John Zuber. During World War II, he served as an Army medic. He married Vera Buller in 1944 in Pierre, S.D.
"He loved hanging around anything where there was fun going on," Zuber-Mallison said. "That's how we wanted to remember him."
Services were held March 9.
Mr. Zuber is survived by his wife, Vera Zuber; a brother, Willard Zuber of Gettysburg; two daughters, Shelley Khal of Visalia and Carol Zuber-Mallison of Fort Worth, Texas; two sons, David Zuber of Shedd, Ore., and Kenneth Zuber of Seattle; and five grandchildren.
His brother Marcus Zuber died earlier.
In lieu of flowers, friends are encouraged to write Vera Zuber, 1737 E. Tulare, Visalia, Calif. 93227.