Myron T. Lubinski, 76, Stevens Point, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital, following a battle with cancer and ongoing heart ailments.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point, with Dwayne Habrat, pastoral minister at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point, officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral chapel from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the services. American Legion Post 6, of which he was a member, will conduct a ritual at 10:30 a. m. Saturday at the funeral chapel.
Memorials will be established in his name for the American Cancer Society and the Humane Society of Portage County.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Lubinski was born Aug. 29, 1935, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Theodore and Anna (Jazdzewski) Lubinski. He graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1953.
He entered the U.S. Army on Jan. 25, 1955. He served as a private, earned the Good Conduct Medal, and was a decorated sharpshooter. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 9, 1956, at Fort Sheridan, Ill.
He graduated from Wausau Vocational School with a degree in cabinet carpentry in 1960.
He was married to Mary Ann Janis on Aug. 2, 1960, in Dubuque, Iowa.
He worked at Stasko-Hoppe Construction before accepting a position with Consolidated Paper in 1962. He retired as a machine tender from Consolidated in 1997.
During the 1960s he also tended bar for a number of establishments in the area.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Cindy (Greg) Gillis, Waunakee, and Cathy (Brad) Waite; two sons, Scott (Becky), West Chicago, Ill., and Michael Lubinski, Plover; one brother, David, Stevens Point; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Karen Lubinski; and one grandson.