Alvin Kenneth Kubala

Alvin Kenneth Kubala passed away Jan. 29, in Bartlett, at the age of 84.

Alvin was born June 8, 1936, in Taylor, and attended high school there. He went to work for Alcoa after graduating and then worked for American Founders Insurance for a number of years. He retired from the L.C.R.A in 1994 after 18 years of service.

On June 22, 1957, he married Velma Jean Pokorny Kubala. They were married for 58 years. Alvin faithfully took care of her until the day she passed away.

Alvin enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing. He was a faithful member of the Brethren Church all his life and served as an elder and member of the choir.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Louis and Christine Kubala; and an older brother, Leroy Kubala. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Velma Jean Pokorny Kubala.

Alvin is survived by his daughter, Sheila Dawn Urbanek and son-in-law, Gordon. He is lovingly remembered by his two grandsons, Weston and Wade Urbanek, and great-grandchildren, Riley and Altin Urbanek. He is also survived by his younger brother, Sidney Kubala and sister-in-law Harriet, and sister-in-law, Delores Kubala. He leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home in Taylor. The funeral service was held Thursday, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. at the Taylor Brethren Church. Burial was at the Taylor City Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home in Taylor.