Martin Brumm |

Martin Brumm

Private memorial services for Martin Parman Brumm of Grass Valley will be conducted.

Mr. Brumm died Tuesday, June 15. He was 70.

He was born July 23, 1933, in Madison, Wis., to Dorothy Hapeman Brumm and Roman Brumm. He graduated from Glendale High School in 1952. He attended the University of Santa Barbara and graduated in 1956, with a master’s degree in education.

He taught in Fairfield and Tustin before he married Barbara Heins in 1962. They then traveled to Europe with the Department of Defense. He remained with D.O.D. for 17 years and was administrator to various European schools. He also served as superintendent of Clear Creek School District in Grass Valley. He ended his educational career in Sacramento teaching. He was once awarded the Educator of the Year for his Space Science Program. He enjoyed art, genealogy, California History, and Department of Defense reunions.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Brumm of Grass Valley; sons James Brumm of Fayetteville, Ark., and Alex Brumm of Huntington Beach; son and daughter-in-law, Martin Karl Brumm and Rhonda Brumm of Orlando, Fla.; granddaughter, Kristen Morgan Brumm of Orlando; aunt and uncle, George and Vivian Obern of Santa Barbara; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Dr. Robert and Judith Brumm of Orange Cove, and William and Kathleen Brumm of Los Angeles; and eight nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to a local animal humane society.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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