Barbara Kubik

Barbara L. Kubik (nee Moravec), 87, of Westchester and formerly of Riverside, died Jan. 3, 2019.

She was born March 8, 1931 in Salt Lake City, Utah to the late John and Isabelle Moravec.

Ms. Kubik and her husband, Jack R. Kubik, the longtime president and publisher of Life Newspapers, lived and raised three children in Riverside from 1951 until 1999, when they downsized to a home in Westchester. 

She was the wife of the late Jack R. Kubik; the mother of Patti Willis, Jack L. Kubik, and Donna Larson; the grandmother of Daniel Kocka, Zachary Kocka, Hayley Jennings, Linzie Kocka and Ben Larson; and the sister of the late Dorothy Finch, the late Jack Moravec and survived by Shirley Tolbert. 

Visitation is on Tuesday, Jan. 8 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home 7750 W. Cermak Road in Forest Park. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Jan. 9 at 10 a.m., followed by private interment. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s’ Hospital in Ms. Kubik’s name.