SCOTT CITY — Neva Merle Gruver, 96, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Scott County Hospital in Scott City.
She was born Nov. 14, 1916, in Washington, to Roy E. and Anna L. Stolzer Gassert.
A resident of Scott City since 1941, Mrs. Gruver had been a teacher.
On Aug. 3, 1941, she married Thomas A. Gruver in Washington. He died July 19, 2002, in Scott City. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Chartier and Anna Stewart; and a brother, Lester Gassert.
Survivors include three sons, Gene Gruver of Pittsburgh, Royce Gruver of Scott City, and Norval Gruver of Independence; a daughter, Arlita Hummelke of Tishomingo, Okla.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Scott City. Burial will be at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.
Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Condolences may be sent to www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to Scott City United Methodist Women or Kansas Wesleyan University, both in care of the funeral home, Box 553, Scott City, KS 67871.