Zella M. Grumbein


October   04, 1920 – May 24, 2012

Dighton,   Kansas

Visitation: 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Friday,   May 25, 2012 at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton, Kansas.

Funeral Service: 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 26,   2012 at United Methodist Church in Dighton, Kansas.

Graveside Service: 2:30 PM, Saturday, May 26,   2012 at McCracken City Cemetery in McCracken, Kansas.

Interment:   McCracken City Cemetery in McCracken, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be   given to Lane County Historical Society in care of Boomhower Funeral Home, PO   Box 891, Dighton, KS 67839.

Zella M. Grumbein, age 91,   died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Lane County Long Term Care in Dighton,   Kansas. She was born October 4, 1920, at Tullahoma, Tennessee the daughter of   Henry A. and Polly Ann (Cates) Doerr.

Zella graduated from   McCracken High School. She married Clarence A. Grumbein on June 18, 1944 at   McCracken. He died on July 28, 2007. She and her husband moved to Dighton in   the early 50’s from McCracken. Zella was a member of United Methodist Church   of Dighton and Rebekah Lodge of Dighton.

Survivors include her   daughter, Sondra Grumbein of Benton City, Washington; son, Dary and Frances   Grumbein of Sunnyvale, Texas; brother, Adrian Doerr of Manhattan, Kansas;   four grandchildren, Hans and Amy Grumbein, Bethany and James Dorn, Yadeshi   Grumbein and Fanos Grumbein; and two great-grandchildren, Atom Grumbein and   Ruby Dorn.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Lester   Doerr and George Doerr; and one sister, Velma Doerr.