Evelyn Kubat Beers, age 98, of Owatonna passed away at Owatonna Hospital on April 21, 2019.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Friday, April 26, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Owatonna. Friends may greet the family from 4:00 -7:00 PM at the Brick-Meger Funeral Home in Owatonna on Thursday April 25, and one hour prior to the funeral Mass at the church. There will be a parish rosary recited at 6:45 PM at the funeral home on Thursday.
Evelyn was the daughter of Charles and Rose Grabow and was born on their farm near Hope, MN. She attended country school in Lemond Township and then worked at the Owatonna Canning Co. and Jostens.
She was united in marriage to Felix Kubat of Owatonna on April 17, 1945, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They operated a farm in Claremont, MN, and reared four children there. Felix died as the result of an automobile accident in 1972.
Evelyn was united in marriage to Jacob Beers of Stuart, FL, on June 25, 1994, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and they divided their time between Owatonna and Stuart. Jacob passed away in 1998.
Evelyn enjoyed sewing, gardening, playing cards, traveling, especially on cruises, and was a longtime member of Our Happy Corners club. She is survived by three children, Carol Barnes (Bruce) of Chantilly, VA; David Kubat (Barbara) of Rochester, MN; and Mary Jane Kubat (Gordon Brailean) of San Diego, CA; two step-children, Suzanne Beers of Stuart and Donald Beers (Angela) of Lake Worth, FL.; four grandsons—Chad and Wade Kubat and Mark and Luke Nordquist—and 13 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and step-mother Mary Grabow, her husbands, her daughter Patricia Nordquist, and brother John Grabow.