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Jack L. Kubizna

Jack passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

He was born August 22, 1940 in Kalamazoo the son of John and Maxine (Pierce) Kubizna. For 30 years Jack had been a truck driver for ICX until his retirement.  As a young man he had been a semi-professional pitcher and competitive bowler. Jack also enjoyed golfing and had been the manager at Hidden Valley Golf Course.

In his free time he liked fishing, camping and following the Detroit Lions, Red Wings and Tigers. Most of all Jack loved spending time with his family. On September 28, 1968 he married Charlene Bourdo who survives.

Also surviving are his children, David (Stephanie) Kubizna of Kentwood, Lawrence Kubizna of Kalamazoo and Erik Watkins; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; siblings, Perry, Mike, Debbie and Dorothy along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, in-laws and brothers, John and Gary.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A celebration of Jack’s life will be held at a later time.

Contributions in memory of Jack may be made to St. Francis Church of Orangeville, MI.

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Sandra Bursley

December 12, 2017 at 7:49 pm

Charlene So sorry for the loss of your beloved husband. May he rest in peace in heaven. May God comfort you and his famil.


June Kennedy

December 13, 2017 at 11:13 pm

Charlene I am so sorry you lost your husband! Prayers for you and your family!


Cathy and Brent Maurer

December 24, 2017 at 3:53 pm


We were so sorry to hear about Jack’s recent passing. We pray that special memories will help you through this difficult time. We know that G’ma Martha sure loved Jack. and he was so good to her. God Bless you.

Cathy and Brent Maurer


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