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68627Re: [TexasCzechs] Obit: Rudolph A. Kubik (1916 - 2013)

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  • Robert and Nancy
    Feb 15, 2013
      Is anyone here related to this man or know anything of him and his family?  I tried finding his parents and siblings in the census without any luck. 
      Looking at his photo, there is a resemblance to one of my uncles and a couple of my great-uncles.  One of my fourth great-grandmothers was a Kubik and I'm wondering if this man could be a distant relative.
      Any help would be appreciated.
      Nancy Krauskopf Schmidt
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      From: Mike
      Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 10:05 AM
      Subject: [TexasCzechs] Obit: Rudolph A. Kubik (1916 - 2013)

      GRANBURY - Rudolph A. Kubik, 96 1/2, of Granbury passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.

      Memorials: Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Arthritis Foundation.

      "Rudy" was born in Binghamton, N.Y., on May 25, 1916, to John and Mary Kubik. His family later moved to Chicago, Ill., then to Wisconsin where he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps at the age of 18-19. At the age of 92, he attended the 75th anniversary of the CCC in Bastrop. He earned a degree in Chicago at a technical training school, which gave him the tools to become a sales service representative for Continental Can Co. On May 17, 1941, he married Mary Broz and they were married almost 59 years. He and Mary were transferred to Michigan and then on to Wisconsin.

      When he retired from Continental Can Co. after 36 years of service, he and Mary moved to Lake Kiowa and after 22 years they moved to The Woodlands. His hobbies included golf, fishing, pig roasts, cards and family. While in Lake Kiowa he served as a volunteer firefighter. His last few years in The Woodlands, he was a member of the Bullshooters Group, Senior Pals at the Catholic church, Neighborhood Men's Coffee and The Texas Czech Genealogical Society. In October 2011, he moved to an assisted living residence in Granbury up until his death.

      Preceding him in death were his wife, Mary; brothers, Joe, John, Ernie, Stanley and Tony; and sister, Mary. Survivors: Daughters, Roberta Ziegler (Don) of Granbury and Judi Quaife (Clay) of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Deb Willis (Kirk), Desiree Jucha, Jennifer Hardin (Shane), David Jucha (Sandi), Heidi Quaife and Scott Quaife (Shannon); 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

      Published in Star-Telegram on February 14, 2013

      Read more here: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dfw/obituary.aspx?n=rudolph-a-kubik&pid=163050020&fhid=11330#storylink=cpy
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