Florian F. Kubes, 74, of Faribault, Minn.
Florian F. Kubes, 74, of Faribault, Minn., died Friday at his home. Born Aug. 17, 1933, in New Prague, Minn., the son of John and Mary (Tupy) Kubes, he graduated from Faribault High School.
He served in the U.S. Army and on June 30, 1956, married Eileen Chambers at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Faribault. He worked at Treasure Cave and IFP in Faribault and Cub Foods in Apple Valley, Minn.
He is survived by his wife; six children, Linda of Faribault, Patti (and Arlen) Kensinger of Fort Collins, Colo., Bob (Sandy) of Red Wing, Carol (Rogelio Gomez) of Minneapolis, Shelly (Jeff Kotula) of Faribault, and Mike of Faribault; nine grandchildren; three siblings, Benedict of Faribault, Ralph of Wyoming, Minn., and Hedwig DeMars of Faribault.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, John, Joseph, Gilbert, and Blaze Kubes; and two sisters, Genevieve Trahan and Mary Ann Paquette.
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. today at Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church, Faribault, with the Rev. David E. Brown officiating. Burial will be in Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault, with military rites by the Rice County Veterans Association. Visitation will be for one prior to the service today at the church.