Obituary for My Dad

KUBISH, AUGUST J. “GUS”, 87, Army Air Force Veteran and pastor, passed away at home surrounded by his family on April 12, 2012. He was born on October 13, 1924 in Jackson, Michigan to Henry Julius John and Mary “Ordway” Kubish. On August 23, 1952 he married Eunice in Chicago, Illinois.

He is survived by his wife Eunice; children Ruth Coulson, Sharon (Bob) Howard, Jerrilyn (Tim) Copple, Dan (Debbie) Kubish, Robert (Elease) Kubish, Jimmy Kubish and Kevin Kubish; sisters Ruth Ragonesi, Marjorie (Paul) Inman, Shirley (Carl) Ferguson, brother Richard (Lana) Kubish, Robert (Betty) Kubish, sister Kay (Norman) Kubish-King, and sister-in-law Jeanne Kubish; 27 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Gus was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Joy Lynn Kubish; brother Gerald H.; and sisters Mary Cunningham and Barbara Williams.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, April, 15 at Heritage Funeral Home, 502 W. Central, Andover. Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16 at the Chapel at Treerific Landscape, 13594 SW Highway 54, 2.5 miles East of Andover Rd. on Kellogg. Interment will follow at Bruno Township Cemetery, Andover.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Gus Kubish Memorial Fund.

One thought on “Obituary for My Dad

  1. I grew up in Temple Baptist Church in Chicago, Il/ Rev. Maurice E. Wagner was then Pastor….and I so remember your Dad, “Gus”…he was terrific with ALL the young people…so upbeat…and a laugh and attitude that wouldn’t quit. I am so sorry to hear of his passing/ had often wondered what happened to him….Maurey Wagner in Calif spoke with me a few years ago and mentioned your Dad was still “alive”…but then I suddenly found out he had passed. What a wonderful man in so many ways…
    Sincerely, Judy Ramsey/ originally Judy Vaccaro…now of Carol Stream, IL.

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