Dorothy Mae Grubler, 89, of Wheeling, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in Wheeling Hospital. She was born on February 26, 1927, in Brookside, Oh a daughter of the late, Edward M. and Marie (Carney) Culley. Dorothy graduated from St Joseph Academy in 1945, married William R. Gruber on July 16, 1949, was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church, Catholic Mothers and was a Eucharistic Minister for the sick.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. William Grubler; 6 lovely children, Jeanne Marie Schmitt of Wheeling, William R. (Rusty) Jr. (Janet) Grubler of Wheeling, Mark (Nevada) Grubler of Rouge Mont, NC, Gary Grubler and David Dierks of Blacklick, OH, Laura (Alan) Frank of Danville, OH and Holly (George) Trauner of Centerville, PA; 16 grandchildren, Amy (Carl) Bowman, Jerome (Allysa) Schmitt Jr., Luke (Nichole) Schmitt, Kirk Grubler, Corey (Ashley) Grubler, Melissa (Hardy) Bobbitt, Kelsey Grubler, Samantha Frank, Jordan Frank, Austin Frank, Rachel Trauner, Olivia Trauner, Allie Trauner and J.R. Trauner; 9 great grandchildren, Abby and Ashley Bowman, Adeline, Emily and Lily Schmitt, Landon and Madilynn Bobbitt, Sydney Grubler and Beau Schmitt.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings, Edward A. and Betty Culley, Marie Ann and Dr. Garrett Craft and a son-in-law, Jerry Schmitt.
Friends will be received Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling from 2-4 and 6-8 pm with a Vigil Service being held at 3:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am, Monday, May 30, 2016 at St. Michael Catholic Church with Msgr. Jeremiah McSweeney as celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt Calvary Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com