Obit: Kubera, Alvin C. #2 (1922 - 2017)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Kubera, Swim, Gardner, Korn, Presley, Lattimer, Berdal, Mercier, Lee, Hiebl
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/08/2017
Kubera, Alvin Clyde (5 December 1922 – 26 February 2017) With Flag
Alvin C. Kubera, 94, of Marshfield passed away after a long struggle with cancer Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the House of the Dove with family at his side.
Alvin Clyde Kubera was born Dec. 5, 1922, in Thorp the son of the late Andrew and Myrtle (Swim) Kubera. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Gardner April 3, 1948, at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp. He had several jobs, including theater projector operator, painter, school janitor and house parent at Sunburst in Neillsville. In retirement, he worked at McDonald’s and had a paper route for the Marshfield News Herald.
He loved tinkering, fixing, and remodeling things. He also enjoyed traveling, road trips with John Lee, growing tomatoes, and geraniums, whistling, and teasing for a smile.
Alvin was a member of the Knights of Columbus Queen of Peace Council #4634 of Thorp, the Thorp American Legion Post #118, and was a proud Army veteran with the 44th infantry, having served in the European Theater from 1943-1945.
He is survived by his children Jack (June) Korn of Birchwood, Sheila Presley of Deltona, FL, Kathleen (Marvin) Lattimer of Marshfield, Merry (Barry) Berdal of Frederick, Roger (Judy) Kubera of Menomonie, Alan Kubera of la Crosse; one foster son, John Lee of Marshfield; 20 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one brother; nine sisters; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Alvin was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Marjorie, Jan. 11, 2006; four brothers; three sisters and two foster children.
Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Richard J. Mercier and the Oncology team at the Marshfield Clinic and to the caring staff at House of The Dove.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2017, at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church at Thorp. Rev. Charles Hiebl officiated, and burial followed in New St. Hedwig’s Catholic Cemetery. The Thorp American Legion Post #118 conducted military rites. Visitation was held at the church Monday, from 9:30 a.m. until time of the service.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com. Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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