Frank G. Koubsky, 72


Frank G. Koubsky, 72, of Lowry, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little
Falls.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, Lowry (Lake Reno), with Father Roger Thoennes officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements were with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home of Glenwood.


Frank George Koubsky, son of Joseph and Antonia (Pronek) Koubsky, was born on March 13, 1937, on the family farm in
rural Glenwood, near Lake Ann. He grew up on the farm with his six siblings, attending St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church
and graduating from Glenwood High School. Following graduation, he entered the U.S. Army in 1955, honorably serving his
country for two years before his discharge. On December 28, 1959, Frank was united in marriage to Elaine Helen Schultz at
St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in rural Lowry. The couple made their home in Lowry, where they raised their six children. Frank drove school bus from 1958 to 1963. He had a service station and auto dealership in Lowry from 1972-1983 and then began trucking, which he continued to do until his death. Recently Frank and Elaine moved from the big house in Lowry where they raised their family to a smaller home across the backyard where they could still keep an eye on the old place.


Frank was a volunteer fireman in Lowry for many years, where during his tenure he served for a period of time as chief.
He was a long time member of the local Lions Club and he and Elaine were recently honored to receive Lowry’s Citizens of the Year award. He enjoyed singing and often led the church choir at St. John Nepomuk, where he was a lifetime member, and in his earlier years he performed in a barbershop quartet.


Frank liked to help others with their projects and attend events for his children and grandchildren. Frank and Elaine loved
to travel, polka dance and visit their family and longtime friends. If anyone needed something fixed, Frank would always be right there with his tools. He was especially good at finding the source of rattling noises in cars and giving driving  directions to various destinations. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a man with a huge heart of gold for his entire family, always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He enjoyed all of his grandchildren to the fullest. His passion was trucking and he was blessed with a wife who understood and was content to wait for him to come home to share a nice home-cooked meal.


Frank is survived by Elaine, his wife of 49 years; his six children, John (Diane) Koubsky of Clear Lake, Kathy (Scott) Lee of Barrett, Deb (Deron) Stamp of Prior Lake, Tim (Nancy) Koubsky of Glenwood, Frankie (Susan) Koubsky of Orono and
Sharon (Mike) Goettsch of Glenwood; 15 grandchildren, Nathan, Nick, Greg and Sam Koubsky, Kaysha Payson, Kolten Lee,
Chris and Erik Stamp, Evan Palmer, Ty, Truman, Rowen and Leo Koubsky, Bradley and Rebecca Goettsch; three sisters, Mary (Richard) Kaminski of Richfield, Lill Koubsky of Glenwood and Antonia “Babe” Koubsky of Glenwood; two brothers, Joe (Janet) Koubsky of Glenwood and George (Karen) Koubsky of Glenwood; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Antonia Koubsky; and a brother, Charles “Chuck” Koubsky.


Frank G. Koubsky, 72, of
Lowry, died unexpectedly on
Tuesday, November 3, 2009, at
St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little
Falls.
Mass of Christian Burial
was held on Friday at St. John
Nepomuk Catholic Church,
Lowry (Lake Reno), with Father
Roger Thoennes offi ciating.
Interment will be in the church
cemetery. Arrangements were
with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral
Home of Glenwood.
Frank George Koubsky, son
of Joseph and Antonia (Pronek)
Koubsky, was born on March
13, 1937, on the family farm in
rural Glenwood, near Lake Ann. He grew up on the farm with
his six siblings, attending St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church
and graduating from Glenwood High School. Following graduation,
he entered the U.S. Army in 1955, honorably serving his
country for two years before his discharge. On December 28,
1959, Frank was united in marriage to Elaine Helen Schultz at
St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in rural Lowry. The couple
made their home in Lowry, where they raised their six children.
Frank drove school bus from 1958 to 1963. He had a service station
and auto dealership in Lowry from 1972-1983 and then began
trucking, which he continued to do until his death. Recently
Frank and Elaine moved from the big house in Lowry where they
raised their family to a smaller home across the backyard where
they could still keep an eye on the old place.
Frank was a volunteer fi reman in Lowry for many years,
where during his tenure he served for a period of time as chief.
He was a long time member of the local Lions Club and he and
Elaine were recently honored to receive Lowry’s Citizens of the
Year award. He enjoyed singing and often led the church choir
at St. John Nepomuk, where he was a lifetime member, and in his
earlier years he performed in a barbershop quartet.
Frank liked to help others with their projects and attend
events for his children and grandchildren. Frank and Elaine loved
to travel, polka dance and visit their family and longtime friends.
If anyone needed something fi xed, Frank would always be right
there with his tools. He was especially good at fi nding the source
of rattling noises in cars and giving driving directions to various
destinations. He will be remembered by his family and friends
as a man with a huge heart of gold for his entire family, always
willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He enjoyed all
of his grandchildren to the fullest. His passion was trucking and
he was blessed with a wife who understood and was content to
wait for him to come home to share a nice home-cooked meal.
Frank is survived by Elaine, his wife of 49 years; his six
children, John (Diane) Koubsky of Clear Lake, Kathy (Scott)
Lee of Barrett, Deb (Deron) Stamp of Prior Lake, Tim (Nancy)
Koubsky of Glenwood, Frankie (Susan) Koubsky of Orono and
Sharon (Mike) Goettsch of Glenwood; 15 grandchildren, Nathan,
Nick, Greg and Sam Koubsky, Kaysha Payson, Kolten Lee,
Chris and Erik Stamp, Evan Palmer, Ty, Truman, Rowen and Leo
Koubsky, Bradley and Rebecca Goettsch; three sisters, Mary
(Richard) Kaminski of Richfi eld, Lill Koubsky of Glenwood and
Antonia “Babe” Koubsky of Glenwood; two brothers, Joe (Janet)
Koubsky of Glenwood and George (Karen) Koubsky of Glenwood;
as well as numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Antonia
Koubsky; and a brother, Charles “Chuck” Koubsky.