GRUBER – James Benton Gruber Sr., aged 90 of Grand Rapids passed away November 18 2008. He was preceded in death by his wife Julia. He is survived by his son James (Anne) Gruber Jr.; grandchildren Suzanne and Michael Gruber; great-grandson Ari Gruber. Mr. Gruber had been in the Marine Corps during World War II. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Kent County 3077 Wilson Dr. NW Walker Michigan 49544.