Welcome to the memorial page for

William J. Kubista

November 6, 1937 ~ August 20, 2017 (age 79)


William J. Kubista, age 79 of Rossford, Ohio passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 6, 1937 in Rossford to John and Anna (Yando) Kubista. Bill was a 1956 graduate of Rossford High School and proudly served his country in the US Army during the Berlin Conflict where his most honorable memory was to accompany President John F. Kennedy in Berlin. He married Alice (Nemecek) in 1966 and together they raised 4 children. His first job as a teenager was working for Verbosky’s Grocery Store where he was known as “Billy”. He was employed with Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co. in the bending department retiring after 37 years. Following retirement he went on to work as a Gallery Guard for the Toledo Art Museum. Bill was a very patriotic man, a fan of Notre Dame and the Detroit Tigers, enjoyed bird watching and mystery books.

Surviving is his loving wife of 51 years, Alice; children, William (Amanda), Jerry (Cheryl), Julie (James) Lugabihl and Andrea (Josh) Henline; grandchildren, Branden and Brayden Lugabihl, Reese, Ryan, Andrew and Chase Kubista, Robert and Faith “Princess” Henline; sister, Carol Klepacz. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, John.

Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Rd. on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 2-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM at All Saints Catholic Church where the family will greet visitors beginning at 9:30 AM in the church narthex. Interment will follow at Ft. Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Northwood Dialysis, Hospice of Northwest Ohio and the Gary Yoder Family. Memorial contributions may be directed to All Saints Catholic School or Nature’s Nursery. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

All Saints Catholic School
630 Lime City Rd., Rossford OH 43460

Nature's Nursery
7790 Co Rd 152, Whitehouse OH 43571

 Service Information

August 24, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford
830 Lime City Rd
Rossford, OH 43460

Funeral Service
August 25, 2017

10:30 AM
All Saints Catholic Church
628 Lime City Rd.
Rossford, OH 43460

Interment following funeral service
August 25, 2017

Ft. Meigs Cemetery
620 W. Indiana Ave.
Perrysburg, OH 43551

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