Doris Marie Kubacki, age 88, of Pierceton, Indiana passed away peacefully Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, IN
surrounded by her loving sons who adored her: Mike, Bill, Pete, Jim and Tom. She was born July 19, 1924 in Jackson, MI to William E. and Sophia(Anderson) Ax.
On May 6, 1950 she was united in marriage to Leon Kubacki in Manistee, MI. Leon preceded her in death on July 20, 1999. After moving from Manistee to Pierceton in 1952, she was a homemaker busy raising her
family. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church of Warsaw,IN. In addition to being a busy wife and mother, she was a member of the Pierceton Home Economics Club, and volunteered for the American Cancer Society and Mobile Meals. Doris, along with husband Leon, were
recognized as Pierceton Citizens of the Year in 1984 for their many contributions to the well-being of their community.
Her family will fondly remember her for a passionate love of reading and promoting literacy within our community. Furthermore, they will remember her longtime loyalty as a Chicago Cubs baseball and Indiana University basketball fan.
Doris is survived by sons: Michael L. (spouse Rebecca) Kubacki of Syracuse, IN, William R. Kubacki of West Des Moines, IA, Peter A.(spouse Judy) Kubacki of Mason, MI, James P. (spouse Kittie) Kubacki of Carmel, IN and Thomas E. Kubacki of Pierceton, IN. Also, she is survived by a sister Betty (spouse Harold) Monske of Inkster, MI, a sister-in-law Alice (Mrs. William) Axce of Bear Lake, MI; 4 grandchildren: Katherine Kubacki of Warsaw, IN, Matthew (spouse Lindsay) Kubacki of Carmel, IN, Alexander Kubacki of Carmel, IN, Rachel Kubacki of New York City, NY; great grandchildren: Isabella and Roman Silva of Warsaw, IN and 3 stepgrandchildren. In addition to her husband, her parents, brother William Axce, and beloved son, John C. Kubacki, preceded her in death.
A private family service will be held in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton, IN. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton. Pastor Stuart Floyd of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Warsaw, will officiate. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Kosciusko Literacy Services
201 N. Union St.
Warsaw, IN 46580-2724
Cardinal Services, Inc. of Indiana
504 North Bay Drive
Warsaw, IN 46580