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Funeral Services for Long-Time Porter Resident Elizabeth
“Liz” Kubiszewski, age 87, of Canby, passed away Thursday, April
16, 2015 at the Sylvan Court Nursing Home in Canby.
Memorial mass will be 10:30 am on Tuesday, April 21st at St.
Peter’s Catholic Church with Father Craig Timmerman as the
Celebrant. Visitation will be one hour prior to the mass at the
church. Inurnment will be in Marble Lutheran Cemetery at a later
Elizabeth Marie Hauser was born January 9, 1928 in
New Ulm, MN, the daughter of Charles & Mary…
(Sperl) Hauser. She married Paul Kubiszewski on May 21, 1946 in
New Ulm at the Holy Trinity Cathedral Church. She became the
mother to 13 children: Mary Ann, Paul, Ronald, Rose Ann, Bonnie,
Richard, Gerald, Brenda, Susanna, Lori, Chari, Patrick & Judy.
Paul and Liz were married 60 years and Liz was Catholic her
After the death of her son Patrick, she
developed her sewing skills into a business of making and
selling over a thousand decorative pillows to deal with her
grief. Liz has been a resident of Porter for many years.
Liz’s legacy was being a mother to 13 children; 26
grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 3
great-great-grandchildren. She is survived by one sister,
Shirley. Preceding her in death was her parents; 10 siblings;
son, Patrick; granddaughter, Emily and husband, Paul.
Blessed be her memory.
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Interested in a Book Exchange?
With the closure of
the Porter Senior Citizens Building, the Porter Book Exchange
program has lost its home. Citizens of Porter interested in
setting up a new book exchange program are encouraged to contact
a member of the city council or email
to share your
interest and any ideas you might have for how the book exchange
could be operated.
Looking for Folding Chairs?
The city of Porter has recently replaced the old steel folding
chairs at the Porter Hall and is selling our old chairs for
$1.00 each. If interested contact a member of the city council
or purchase chairs during the Porter Harvest Festival Flea
Market on Saturday, August 16 from 9:00 - 12:00. First come,
first serve and while supplies last only.
Porter Community Hall Shadow Boxes Complete
New shadow boxes have been built in the Porter Community Hall
and will be used to display memorabilia from Porter's past. If you
have any items you wish to donate to the city to have displayed,
please contact any city council member. Original or high-quality
newspaper articles will be accepted.
Porter Community Hall Information
Check out the new area of our website with information about the
Porter Community Hall.
Porter Event Photos
Do you have photos of Harvest
Festival, the Porter Auction or other events? Email them to
caption descriptions and they will get posted to the Porter
Keeping The Community Informed Has Never Been Easier
Now it is even easier to pass the
word about events in Porter and the surrounding area. Simply
fill out the information form at the bottom of the all new
Community Events and Calendar
Page and submit your event. Your submission will be validated
and posted to the calendar promptly!
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