Steve LeRoy Grubba, 75, 2800 Simonis St., a longtime Stevens Point businessman who owned Grubba Jewelers, died at Home Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Catholic Church, with the Rev. Dennis Worzalla officiating.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Jensen & Jinsky Funeral Home in Plover and from 10 a.m. Saturday at the church until the services. The American Legion will hold a ritual at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home, and a general rosary will be held at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name.
Mr. Grubba was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Steve and Mae (Sobish) Grubba. He attended St. Peter Grade School and Emerson High School and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School.
He served in the U.S. Navy.
He was married to Janet Cera on Sept. 3, 1949, at St. Peter Catholic Church.
He worked as a jeweler and watchmaker and owned Grubba Jewelers from 1953 until retiring in 1987.
He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, the Elks Club and the American Legion. He was past president of the Chamber of Commerce in Adams, the Wisconsin Jewelers Association and the Watchmakers Association.
Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie (Steve) Skornia, Stevens Point, and Pamela (Jim) Corso, Anchorage, Alaska; two sons, Charles (Laurie) and Mark (Lisa), both of Stevens Point; three brothers, Jerry, Stevens Point, Donald (Dot), Westboro, Mass., and James (Marge), Plover; two sisters, Dolly (Robert) Mancheski, Stevens Point, and Marlene (James) Fleig, Washburn; and seven grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Emil, Leonard and Raymond, and one sister, Grace Case.