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Marale Ida Kubin

Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home

McPherson, KS


Marale Ida Kubin, 84, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 5:02 p.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014 while in the company of family members, at Loving Care of McPherson. Marale was born in McPherson, Kansas on August 13, 1929, a daughter of Ruth Lydia (Tuxhorn) and Joseph "Joe" John Straka.

Marale attended and graduated from Elmdale country school northwest of McPherson and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson, Kansas in 1947. She then attended and graduated from St. Lukes School of Nursing in Kansas City, Missouri graduating in 1950 with her Registered nursing degree.

She was a member of First Christian Church McPherson, Kansas.
Marale was a homemaker, farmwife, and through the years worked as a Registered Nurse for Dr. Waterson, Dr. Brandsted, Memorial Hospital, and worked in the x-ray department of the Medical Center all of McPherson and worked for the Lindsborg Hospital, Lindsborg, Kansas.

Marale was a former member of the American Legion Post 24 Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 Ladies Auxiliary, and McPherson Chapter 48 Order of Eastern Star all of McPherson.

Marale Straka was united in marriage to Robert Paul "Bob" Kubin on January 7, 1951 at McPherson, Kansas. Bob died on December 17, 1983.

She is survived by her children, Kip Kubin and his wife Leigh Ann, of Leawood, Kansas and Malea McDaniel and her significant other David "Dutch" Weidner, of Lindsborg, Kansas; her sister, Willa Jo Johnson and her husband Warren, of McPherson, Kansas; her sister-in-law, Eleanor Dedic, of Mission Viejo, California; her five grandchildren, Michael McDaniel and his wife Amy, of Olathe, Kansas, Amanda Moors and her husband Brock, of Olathe, Kansas, Spencer Kubin, of New York City, New York, Karlyn Kubin, of Leawood, Kansas, and Kathryn Kubin, of Leawood, Kansas; her great-granddaughter, Audri McDaniel, of Olathe, Kansas; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Marale was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ruth (Tuxhorn) Straka; her husband Robert P. "Bob" Kubin.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 3 to 7 p.m. with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas.

Funeral Service will be held at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 with Pastor Lynn Scott officiating.

Final resting place will be at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson, Kansas at a later date.

Family request donations to First Christian Church or Loving Care of McPherson and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.

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