obit: Edwin J. Kubenka
Edwin J. Kubenka passed away December 21, 2012 at the age of 87. Edwin was born on June 7, 1925 in Komensky, Texas to Frank and Hermina (Barta) Kubenka. He was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II, was a member of Kirby VFW Post #2059, and a member of Hermann Sons Lodge. He was employed with Swift Packing Company for many years.
Edwin is preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Michael Wilson; sister, Irene Simper; brother, John Kubenka and great grandson Joshua England.
Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Bessie W. Kubenka; son, Terry Kubenka and wife Diana; daughter, Linda Wilson; grandchildren, Deanna England and husband Brian, Douglas Wilson and wife Alyssa, Christina Kubenka-Larsen and husband Matt, and Donald Kubenka and wife Crystal; great grandchildren, Katelyn England, Kyle England, and Sydney Kubenka; sisters, Helen Ullman and Rosie Koudelka; brother, Frankie Kubenka and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Thursday, December 27, 2012 from5:00 until 8:00 P.M. with a Rosary recited at 7:00 P.M. at Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, December 28, 2012 at 12:00 P.M. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 2829 Ackerman Rd, Kirby, TX 78219. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are with Colonial Funeral Home, Universal City, TX 210-658-7037
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Published in San Antonio Express-News on December 26, 2012