Grapeland mourns loss of city council member

Daniel Lumbreraz
Daniel Lumbreraz

GRAPELAND, TX (KTRE) - The city of Grapeland is mourning the loss of a long timeresident. City Councilman Daniel Lumbreraz. Lumbreraz was a graduate ofGraplend High School back in 1971. He had been fighting colon cancer.

Lumbreraz was appointed to the council inJanuary of 2013.

""We were in school together andplayed football together," Mayor George Pierson said. "We had a teamrelationship on the council. He brought a lot to the council, and had creativeways to fix past problems."

Lumbreraz was also involved with the Grapeland LittleLeague.

Funeral services will be held Monday at Grapeland firstBaptist Church at 10 a.m.

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