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Alice H. Kubasch

Alice H. Kubasch, age 97 of Watertown, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004 at Elim Home in Watertown.

Alice was born June 24, 1907 at Hollywood Township, Carver County, the daughter of Friedrich and Margaretha (Lutter) Strehlke. She was baptized July 14, 1907 at St. John Lutheran Church, Hollywood Twp. by the Rev. Theodore Rolf, and confirmed April 9, 1920 at the same church by the Rev. W. L. Ernst.

She married Walter O. Kubasch April 24, 1928 at St. John Lutheran Church, Hollywood Twp., by the Rev. Ernst. Alice and Walter enjoyed 59 years of marriage.

Alice was a very active member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church iin Watertown Twp., and was a member of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aid.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter O. Kubasch; son-in-law George Grunklee; parents Friedrich and Margaretha Strehlke; sister Agnes Schumacher; and brothers Walter and Martin Strehlke.

Alice is survived by her children and spouses: Glorianne Grunklee of Boulder, Colo.; Donley and Janice Kubasch of Moscow, Ida.; and John and Lanny Kubasch of Scottsdale, Ariz.; grandchildren Ann Michele, Nancy and James McCarthy, Amy and John Gregg, Heather and James Hallows, and Melissa and Chuck Kim; great-grandchildren Dylan, Tyson, Michael, Joshua, Noah, and Kalea; sister Cordella Spomer of Delano; sister-in-law Erma Kubasch of New Germany; caregivers Vernon and Darlene Strehlke of New Germany; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 27 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Watertown Twp., Watertown, with the Rev. Bill Hillyer officiating. Interment was in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Watertown Twp., Watertown.

Casket bearers were Donald Schumacher, Hilton Born, Gordon Kubasch, James Kubasch, Mark Strehlke, and Harold Kusske.

Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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