Clara M. Kubitz 90, of Oak Park Place and formerly of 3165 Kaufmann Ave., passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Church of The Resurrection with Rev. Andrew Marr officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of services Thursday at Resurrection Church.
Clara was born on August 6, 1927 in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Clemens and Clara (Neises) Kutsch. She married Henry Kubitz on August 9, 1952 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Sherrill, Iowa. He preceded her in death on May 3, 2015. Clara was a homemaker and a member of Resurrection parish. She enjoyed crafts, quilting, mall walking and bowling. Clara participated in senior fitness and the Iowa Senior Games.
Surviving are her children, Daniel Kubitz of Weslaco, TX, Patti (Dennis) Becker of Cedar Rapids, IA, Duane Kubitz of Palm Harbor, FL, Douglas (Kathy) Kubitz of Niceville, FL and Daryl (Kathy) Kubitz of Cuba City, WI; 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter; her brother Bernard Kutsch of St. Donatus, IA; her sister Bernice Neisteadt of Dubuque, IA and her sister-in-law Marie Kutsch of Dubuque, IA.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Harold, Walter, Francis and Richard.
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Dubuque, the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
The Kubitz family wishes to extend a special thank you to Molly Manders and Hospice of Dubuque for their care and support.
The Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 JFK Rd. is in charge of arrangements.