USS SLC...Enlisted Navy...Joseph Kubish, RM2c
Joseph Kubish passed away on March 19th, 2004
March 21st, 2004
Phone call from Shipmate
Source of Information:
Website for Fond du Lac Reporter Newspaper, Plymouth, WI. March 21st, 2004 Edition
Joseph Kubish, 82, of Plymouth, WI. passed away March 19, 2004, at Rocky Knoll Health Care Facility, where he had been a resident the past six years, as a patient with Parkinson’s Disease.
He was born Sept. 12, 1921, in Krebs, Okla., a son of the late Paul and Eva Heczko Kubish.
He then served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Salt Lake City, known as the “Queen of the Seas,” from 1942 to 1945, in the Pacific Theater of action.
On May 3, 1950, he married Mary Ann Krebsbach at St. Cloud. They lived in St. Cloud and Joe worked at the Kohler Co., and then started his own contracting business, moving to Plymouth in 1975.
He owned and operated Kubish’s Building Center in Plymouth for 36 years when his health forced him to retire.
Joe was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth and a member of the Knights of Columbus chapter.
He also belonged to the Sheboygan County Home Builders Assoc., and a member of the Wisconsin Retail Lumbermans Assoc. and the Wisconsin Retail Hardware Assoc. He had been a member for 54 years of the American Legion, as a member of the Harvey Blonigen Post in St. Cloud and later joined the Ladwig-Zinkgarf American Legion Post #243 in Plymouth, and had served as its commander.
Joe will be remembered as a man dedicated to this family, friends and business.
No family contact at this time.