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In Memory of

Merton Henry Gribble

April 23, 1925 - May 17, 2017

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Merton H. Gribble

Merton Gribble, 92, born in Minneapolis, MN on 4/23/25, passed away on 5/17/2017.

Mert moved to Marysville in 1967, with his family and worked in land development and building homes. Over his 60 year career he built over 2000 homes. He co-founded Frontier Bank, in Everett and owned Gribble Chevrolet in Bellingham.

He was a huge NFL and Mariners fan, enjoyed boating, owning Corvettes and travelling by car, motorcycle, train and cruises and was a member of the American Legion.

He was devoted to his family and was...

Merton H. Gribble

Merton Gribble, 92, born in Minneapolis, MN on 4/23/25, passed away on 5/17/2017.

Mert moved to Marysville in 1967, with his family and worked in land development and building homes. Over his 60 year career he built over 2000 homes. He co-founded Frontier Bank, in Everett and owned Gribble Chevrolet in Bellingham.

He was a huge NFL and Mariners fan, enjoyed boating, owning Corvettes and travelling by car, motorcycle, train and cruises and was a member of the American Legion.

He was devoted to his family and was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy in 2015. They met at Beverly Hills School and married in 1949. He joined the Navy shortly before turning 18 and was schooled to become a submariner, serving the USS Trigger, Blenny, and Sperry in the Pacific Fleet.

Mert is survived by his three children: Kathleen (Craig) Shepard, Denise Pearson, & Dale (Linda) Gribble, grandfather to Kip, Allie, Sam, Kate, Abbie, Julia, Aaron, Leslie, Trevor & Spencer, great grandfather to 22 with many nieces and nephews.

A celebration Of Life will be held 11 am June 3, 2017 at Evergreen Funeral Home, 4504 Broadway, Everett. Memorial donations can be made to providence Hospice whom, along with the loving care at Lakeshore Manor, helped make his last weeks of his life very comfortable, following a recent diagnosis of Cancer. Arrangements Evergreen-fh.com
Arrangements under the direction of Evergreen Funeral Home, Everett, WA.