Welcome to the memorial page for

Mary Elizabeth (Fox) Brubaker

June 16, 1926 ~ July 5, 2017 (age 91)

Mary E. Brubaker, 91, of Ottawa Lake, MI, passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

She was born June 16, 1926 in Ottawa Lake, MI, to Edwin and Ethel (Kelley) Fox.

Mary married her true love Donald J. Brubaker July 19 1947; together they raised four children and enjoyed 54 years of marriage until his passing in 2001.

Besides being a homemaker she was involved in the Goodwill Club (Neighborhood Charity) 1953-1998 and Whiteford Ctr. Twp. Fire Department Auxiliary 1953-1960. Mary was a talented seamstress, helped baby sit for neighborhood children, enjoyed genealogy research and loved doing woodworking with her husband.

She is survived by her loving children, Carol (Terry) Brenke; Lois Soss; Sally Ogle; Don Brubaker; 14 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; sister, Nancy (special friend Rick) Fox. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald, grandson Chad Brubaker; son in laws, Frank Soss and Dwight Ogle.

Special thanks to Patti, Sara, and Melissa for their loving care of grandma.

Friends may call at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, OH, Tuesday July 11, 2017, from 4 to 8pm where the Funeral Service will be held Wednesday July 12, 2017 at 11:30am. Interment to follow at Whiteford Union Cemetery. Those wishing to give a memorial are asked to consider the American Cancer Society or Cleveland Hope Lodge.

Online condolences may be offered to Mary’s family at

 Service Information

July 11, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

Funeral Service
July 12, 2017

11:30 AM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

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