Ronald Henry Kubas
December 14, 1946 – July 31, 2017
Ronald “Ron” Kubas died peacefully at home on July 31, 2017 in Albany, Oregon at the age of 70. Ron was born on December 14, 1946 to Henry and Emma Kubas in Dickinson, North Dakota. He was one of three children. In elementary school the family moved to Meridian, Idaho where Ron eventually met and married the love of his life, Lynda L. Reidle, on January 14, 1966. The couple moved to Spokane, Washington after a year, then back to Idaho, and ended up in Oregon in 1984 where they ultimately settled in Albany, Oregon. Ron and Lynda welcomed four daughters into their home. Ron will forever be remembered as a fun-loving and hard-working father. He worked for Trust Joist and owned J&R Motorcycle Shop as well as Ron Kubas Independent Contractor. A real jack of all trades. Ron was a part of Owynee Motorcycle Club and the sanctioned Ref of the AMA Association. His involvement in the club allowed him to set up and work the event where Evel Knievel jumped Snake River. Ron loved anything motorcycle! He also sponsored a family softball team “Fubar”. He enjoyed bowling, the outdoors, crafting, woodworking, and building or tinkering with just about anything! He spent as much time as he could with friends and family. Ron has achieved the World’s Best Husband, Loving Father, and Grandfather award! Ron is preceded in death by his parents Henry John Kubas and Emma Rose Kubas; as well as many aunts and uncles. He is survived by his wife, Lynda Lee Kubas; daughters, Tamara Lynn (Larry) Craft, Tracy Ann Kubas-Floyd (Ryan), Tonya Rose Massingale (Jason), Tagen Lee (Mary) Johnson-Kubas; grandchildren, Cameron Henry Craft, Court Mitchell Craft, Jade Makenzie Floyd, Sage Mariaha Floyd, Dazja Renee Kubas, Daryian Roger Massingale, Jacob Alexander Kubas; and sisters Gean Klug, and Gerri Davis. Family will hold a private memorial service in Albany, Oregon. Ron’s interment will take place at Meridian Cemetery in Meridian, Idaho. Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.