FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
Richard L. Dubas
Age - 42
4/3/1965 - 3/2/2008
10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008
St. Isidore Catholic Church inColumbus
Reverend Joseph A. Miksch officiating
Wednesday after 4:00 p.m. with a 6:00 p.m. Vigil Service at St. Isidore Church. Visitation will continue Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time also at church.
Columbus Cemetery with military honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard.
Richard L. Dubas, age 42, of Columbus, Nebraska died Sunday, March 2, 2008 at Meadville, Nebraska north of Ainsworth. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008 at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Columbus with Reverend Joseph A. Miksch officiating. Visitation is Wednesday after 4:00 p.m. with a 6:00 p.m. Vigil Service at St. Isidore Church. Visitation will continue Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time also at church. Burial is in the Columbus Cemetery with military honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard.
Richard L. Dubas was born April 3, 1965 in Fullerton to Frank and Phyllis (McKenzie) Dubas. He grew up in the Fullerton area and moved to Columbus in January 1979. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1983. Richard served in the Army National Guard from 1982-1985. He then served in the U.S. Air Force from August 1985-March 1990 when he returned to the Army National Guard from 1990-1991. Richard married Suzette (Suzy) Janssen on May 24, 1985 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The couple lived in Omaha and Italy before returning to Columbus in 1990. He was employed at Richland Grain, Janssen Farms and D& L. In 1988 Dubas Refrigeration was incorporated and Richard became part owner with his father and brother Jim. In 2002 he received his electrical contractors license for residential and commercial work. He was a member of St. Isidore Church, 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus and was currently serving on the St. Isidore's Parish Council.
Richard is survived by:
Wife: Suzette "Suzy" Dubas of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Jenna Dubas of Columbus, NE
Son: Darrin Dubas of Columbus, NE
Parents: Frank and Phyllis Dubas of Columbus
Brother: Jim (Diana) Dubas of Columbus, NE
Brother: Jerry (Renee) Dubas of Rising City, NE
Brother: Jay (Leanne) Dubas of Duncan, NE
Brother: Duane (Cheryl) Dubas of Lincoln, NE
Sister: Diann (Ed) Herdzina of Columbus, NE
Sister: Karen (Ken) Prososki of Fullerton, NE
Sister: Mary (Al) Kluever of Columbus, NE
Sister: Donna (Mike) Gray of Columbus, NE
Sister: Teresa (special friend Mark Roberts) Konwinski of Columbus, NE
In-Laws: Larry & Marcia Janssen of Platte Center, NE
Sister-in-law: Jacque (Steve) Wunderlich of Columbus, NE
Sister-in-law: Richelle (Corwin) Koop of Wallace, NE
Many Nieces & Nephews
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.