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Kouba, Wilson Rosburg b. 31 Mar 1919 Luzerne, Benton, Iowa d. 7 Jul 2009 Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa

Kouba, Wilson Rosburg

Male 1919 - 2009  (90 years)


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  • Name Kouba, Wilson Rosburg 
    Born 31 Mar 1919  Luzerne, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Pharmacist  [3
    Died 7 Jul 2009  Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17069  The Thoma Family
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2017 

    Father Kouba, William,   b. 10 Nov 1874, Luzerne, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1949, Virginia Gay Hospital, Vinton, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rosburg, Amanda Elizabeth Susana,   b. 19 Jul 1881, Luzerne, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1946, Virginia Gay Hospital, Vinton, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Nov 1902  Blairstown, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Notes 
    • Married by Rev. A. Brooks.
    Family ID F6020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blocher, Virginia,   b. 23 Feb 1919, Vinton, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 25 Apr 1942  First United Methodist Church, Clinton, Clinton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Kouba, Keith Roger
     2. Kouba, Mary Ann
     3. Kouba, Craig Robert
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Mar 1919 - Luzerne, Benton, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1942 - First United Methodist Church, Clinton, Clinton, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 2009 - Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • Wilson R. Kouba, a much loved husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age of 90 Thursday July 16, 2009 at St Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
      Memorial service will be 10:00am Saturday July 18, 2009 at the Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa. Rev. Laurie Riley will officiate at the service. Friends many call starting at 9:00am Saturday at the funeral home in Anamosa. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.

      Surviving is his wife Virginia; 3 children Keith (Becky) of Marion, Craig (Robin) of Fargo, North Dakota and Mary Ann (Larry) of Laytonville, CA; 7 grandchildren Jennifer, Jason, Chi, Sara, Cassandra, Mackenzie and Samantha; He was preceded in death by his parents.

      Wilson was born March 31, 1919 to William and Amanda Kouba of Luzerne, Iowa. He attended Cornell College and graduated from College of Pharmacy at the University of Iowa. Wilson and Virginia Blocher were married April 25, 1942. Wilson served as a Pharmacist Mate in WWII. After working in Leon, Iowa and Humboldt, Iowa he bought the pharmacy in Anamosa in 1949 where he had a long and happy career at Kouba Pharmacy. While on Main Street Wilson was an active member of the Chamber of Commerce; Methodist Church; Anamosa Hospital; Fawn Creek Country Club and a Scout Leader to list some.

  • Sources 
    1. [S679] Individuals: Kouba, Laura Marie nee Rosburg.
      Source Medium: Letter

    2. [S29] Individuals: Kouba, Virginia nee Blocher.
      Source Medium: Letter

    3. [S536] Individuals: Thoma, James F.
      Source Medium: Interview
      jfthoma@chartertn.net

    4. [S245] Census Records: USA, IA, Benton, 1910.

    5. [S418] Newspapers: IA: Iowa Newspaper Scrapbook.