August 03, 2015
- 4:30 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM
August 03, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
August 04, 2015
- 11:00 AM
Irene Mae Kub was born to George and Agnes (Fink) Erbes on January 21, 1932 at Breckenridge MN. She grew up in Barney ND and graduated from Antelope Township High School in 1950. She then attended Valley City Teacher’s College before teaching two years in Nansen Township, Richland County.
On a blind date, Irene met the love of her life, Donald Kub. The couple married on October 27, 1953 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Mooreton. They began farming in 1954 in Tintah MN before moving to Walcott ND in 1956 where they farmed together, retiring in 2008. The couple moved to West Fargo in December of 2011. Irene became ill in the fall of 2013.
She was widely known as a doughnut maker and had a passion for cooking and baking. Her favorite pastime was studying her cookbooks and tweaking recipes. She also enjoyed texting, Facetime and Facebook. Irene loved sports and attended all the ballgames of her children and grandchildren and followed the MN Vikings, MN Twins, NDSU Bison and F-M Redhawks.
Survivors include her husband Donald, West Fargo; and children: Jerry (Vickie), Davenport; Judy (Clint) Devitt, Lisbon; Jeff (Janet), Kindred; Joni (Mark) Knowlen, Kindred. Grandchildren: Shanna (Adam) Brech, Angie (Chris) Twite; Kyle Enga (special friend, Katie Fleming); Brandon (Erin), Brady and Jason Kub; Bryce (fiancée, Bree Ordahl), Chase (special friend, Kaitlyn Haugen) and MacKenzie Knowlen. Great Grandchildren: Kaylee and Audree Brech, Jackson and Madelyn Kub. Brothers and sisters: Edmund “Bup” (Eileen) Erbes, Eugene “Gene” (Sherry) Erbes, LeAnn (LeRoy) Juve and Dale (Mary) Erbes. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Rosary will be held at 4:30 pm on Monday, August 3 with visitation from 5 – 7 pm, followed by a prayer service at 7 pm at St. Maurice’s Catholic Church, Kindred. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, August 4 at St. Maurice’s Catholic Church with Internment at St. Benedict’s Cemetery.