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Eileen Kubista, age 95, of Owatonna, Minnesota died Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna.
Eileen was born June 1, 1922 in Haverhill Township, rural Rochester, Minnesota, the oldest of 11 children, to parents Cecil and Myrtle (Tvedt) Mulvihill. She graduated from West Concord High School in 1940. Eileen moved to Owatonna where she married Charles Kubista on September 17, 1945 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They made their home and farmed on the Kubista family farm in Havanna Township, rural Owatonna. Eileen and Chuck also enjoyed many summers at Leech Lake and winters in Phoenix, Arizona.
Eileen was an excellent cook and her homemade baked goods, especially bread, was a favorite of her family. She entered her baked goods at the Steele County Free Fair for over 50 years and received numerous ribbons, including grand champions, in the culinary arts division. She was a devoted member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and St. Blanche Circle, TOPS MN of Owatonna, Nortonna Sons of Norway, Red Hattitudes, Steele County Historical Society, and Birthday Club.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Rhoades of Owatonna; sons, David C. Kubista of Cave Creek, AZ and Terry (Debra) Kubista of Owatonna; grandchildren, Mike Rhoades (Erika Ebenhoh), Cyndee (Tom) Zylstra, Frank (Janelle) Kubista all of Owatonna, Peter Kubista of Orlando, FL; step grandchildren, Jakob and Justine Gerdts of Minneapolis; four great grandchildren, Zander, Annabelle, Clara, Madison, and a fifth great grandbaby due in June; brother, Carl (Alice) Mulvihill; sisters, Mary Kester and Joan (Norm) Hoeft; brother-in-law, Don Lyman; sisters-in-law, Darlene Mulvihill and Iris Salter; many extended family.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Kubista; sisters, Jean Buckingham, Doris Schuchard and Kathleen Lyman; brothers, David, Gerald, Francis, and James Mulvihill.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Brick-Meger Funeral Home in Owatonna and one hour prior the the funeral mass at church. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Owatonna with interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. A parish rosary will be held Tuesday at 3:45 PM at the funeral home.

Funeral Home
Brick-Meger Funeral Home
1603 Austin Road Owatonna, MN 55060
Tel. (507) 451-1457