Nancy Gruber

JACOBSVILLE – Nancy Gruber, 75, of Jacobsville, passed away while surrounded by her family on May 30, 2014.

She was born on February 23, 1939, a daughter of Winfield and Ruth (Rein) Drake. After the passing of Winfield, she was raised by her step-father, Frank Crnkovich.

Nancy will always be remembered by her family and friends. She worked as a homemaker and loved her family very much. She loved crafting and shopping and she would often buy little things for her grandchildren.

She is survived by three children, daughters, Billie Jo Guzman of Lake Linden, Pattie Jo (Robert) Sanford of Severn, Maryland and son, Leo Gruber of Laurium; three siblings, Kay Ann Mansour of Phoenix, Arizona, Frank “Butch” (Vicki) Crnkovich of Calumet, and Edward (Tina) Crnkovich of Houghton; seven grandchildren, Natalie (Patrick) Rogan, Adam Guzman, Anthony Sevon, Brandy Gruber, Kelley Gruber, Hannah Gruber, and LCpl Shawn (Cynthia) Sanford; three great grandchildren, Ashton Marttila, Waylon Downey, and Riley Rogan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

The Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to, Billie Jo Guzman, 449 Front St, Lake Linden, MI 49945 or at