Antonia Kubitza

Antonia “Toni” Cycilia Kubitza, 85, of Springfield, died on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home.

Visitation will be Friday, February 15, from 9:30 am to 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.

Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at 10:30 a.m. Friday with Father Phil Schotzko and Chaplain Noel Wetter officiating. Interment will be at the Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights.

Antonia “Toni” Cycilia Kubitza was born on June 17, 1933, to Herman and Theresa (Laubach) Humbert in Regal, Minnesota. She graduated from Belgrade High School in 1952. She worked as a telephone operator for AT&T in Minneapolis.
On April 4, 1959, Toni was united in marriage to Eugene Kubitza at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in South Minneapolis. Caring for her home and family was her life. She enjoyed road trips, playing cards, slots, watercolors, coloring, visiting with friends and family, and time with grandchildren and

 She is survived by her children, Shawno Shelby of Eagan, Shelley (Daniel) Olson of Springfield, Thomas Kubitza of Burnsville and Sandra (Scott) Poeschel of Cottage Grove; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Herman Jr. and Phillip Humbert. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Eugene; son, James Allen, in infancy; son-in-law, Craig Shelby; sisters, Jeanette Skarhus, Myrtle Ruetten, and Helen Steepe; and brother, George Humbert.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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