) Mass of Christian Burial for Albert Kub, 98, of Ipswich, is 11:00 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Ipswich with Fr. Randy Phillips, Celebrant. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Liturgical Wake Service is 7:00 pm Sunday at Holy Cross with visitation one hour prior to both services at the church.
Albert was born July 30, 1912 to Frank and Mary (Novotny) Kub near Loyalton, SD. He attended country school and helped on his family farm.
Albert married Albena Sindelar on June 1, 1938. In 1945 he enlisted in the U.S. Army. During his time in the Army he served in Ft. Knox, Kentucky, Ft. Reilly, Kansas, Ft. Ord, California, Leyte, Philippines, and at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. It was while they were living in Maryland that their only child, Jeanne, was born.
They returned to Ipswich upon his honorable discharge in 1949. Albert became a butcher at the CO-OP Grocery that eventually became the Supervalu. He later worked for Country Pride Meats. Albert's career as a butcher lasted 40 years.
Albena passed away in January of 2008 and Albert continued to make Ipswich his home.
He remained in Ipswich where Albert was active at Holy Cross Catholic Church and had been a member of the Men's Foresters. He was also a member of the American Legion and had served on the honor guard. He was fond of spending time with his coffee buddies and talking walks. In his younger years Albert was an avid baseball player.
Albert died Tuesday, September 07, 2010 at Golden Living Center of Ipswich.
He is survived by his daughter, Jeanne (Marland) Dow of Pelican Rapids, MN; two grandchildren, Eric (Patsy) Dow of Fergus Falls, MN and Laura Dow of Grand Forks, ND; Three great-grandchildren, Eric Jr and Vonna Dow of Fergus Falls, MN and Alana Dow of Grand Forks, ND; two brothers, Ernest (Dorothy) Kub of Ipswich and Louis Kub of Ipswich and one sister, Irene Dosch, of Sunnyside, WA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one brother, Joseph.