"Bob" R. Gremling, Sr., 70, of Nampa, died Tuesday, April 11,
1995, at his home. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m., Sunday,
April 16, at Persons-Flafiiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Funeral
Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 17, 1995 at St. Paul's
Catholic Church, Nampa, with burial following at Mount Calvary
Robert was born November 2, 1924 in Mansfield, Ohio, a son
of Frank W. and Gertrude Hipp Gremling. Bob was raised and
educated in Mansfield, then started working at Mansfield Tire.
He married Eleanor M. Miller on February 6, 1943 in
Mansfield. Bob was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943, after
WW II he returned home and started working in cement
construction. In 1957 the family moved to California,
settling in Garden Grove where Bob continued in construction.
In 1975 they moved to Nampa where they have since resided.
While in Nampa Bob was very active at St. Paul's doing many
projects around the church.
Bob was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, a member
of the Knights of Columbus, and a member of the American
Legion. His life revolved around helping people, and some of
his favorite times were spent fishing with his family and
Bob is survived by his wife, Eleanor of Nampa; his
children, Bob and Mary Lou Gremling of New York, Pat Zappa of
Nampa, Dave Gremling of California, Sandy and Bill Rush of
Nampa, Dee Gremling of Oregon, Mary and Pat Bryant of Nampa,
Debbie and John Provenzano of California, Nancy and John
Harvey of Nampa, Phil and Sharon Gremling of Boise, Pam and
Mark Mason of Nampa; his brothers and sisters, Luella Lee of
Greenwick, Ohio, Ken Gremling, Deloras Gerger, Paul Gremling
all of Mansfield, Ohio, Gerry Turner of Bourne, MA, Alberta
Shaffer, Norma Schunatz both of Mansfield, Chuck Gremling of
Sandusky, Ohio, LaVina Wendland, Clara Robinson both of
Mansfield, Ohio: 32 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Tom
Gremling, a son-in-law, Gene Zappa, and a grandson, Jeff
Memorials may be made to Hospice, c/o Mercy Medical
Center, Nampa, or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call today from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday
from 1 to 9 p.m. at Persons- Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.