John Bubulka

Thursday, September 13, 2001

John M. Bubulka, 73, of Doniphan, Mo., died unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, at his home.

He was born Nov. 18, 1927, in Chicago. He and Beatrice E. Horky were married May 28, 1949, in Severna Park, Md.

Bubulka was a longtime resident of Ripley County, Mo. He was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church and VFW Post 3485.

He served 22 years in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Irene Lenihan of Nesbit, Miss., Theresa Bubulka of Chamberlain, S.D., Mary Rowe of Marble Hill, Mo., Fran Schulman of Cape Girardeau, Ginny Bubulka of Columbia, Mo.; five sons, Martin Bubulka of Easton, Pa., Mike Bubulka of Glenwood, Ark., Tom Bubulka of Chicago, Joe Bubulka of Blue Springs, Mo., Andy Bubulka of Cedar Hill, Mo.; a sister, Rosemary Jarosik of Phoenix, Ariz.; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Friends may call at Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan after 5 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Benedict Church. The Rev. David Dohogne will officiate. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.