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Funeral Services for Long-Time Porter Resident Elizabeth "Liz" Kubiszewski

Liz KubiszewskiElizabeth “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 date.

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 entire life.

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 josh@portermn.org 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. www.portermn.org/porterhall


Porter Event Photos

Do you have photos of Harvest Festival, the Porter Auction or other events? Email them to josh@portermn.org with caption descriptions and they will get posted to the Porter Website!


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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