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In Memory of Lee Gubasta


September 9, 1947 - March 11, 2019

Lee Arden Gubasta, 71, of Cumberland passed peacefully, Monday, March 11, 2019 at Sacred Heart Hospital with his family by his side. He was born September 9, 1947 in Cumberland, WI to Frank and Millie Gubasta.

In 1969, Lee purchased the family farm along with his sister and brother-in-law, Percy and Morris Bussewitz, to form G&B Farms. They farmed together until 1977. That same year in 1969, Lee married Nancy Ross and had two daughters together, Angie and Missy. 1983 was the year that Lee became the proud owner of the Timberland Tavern in Barronett, WI. He ran the bar for 23 years, making many fond memories and friends along the way. Lee later retired after working 14 years for the City St. Croix Falls.

Lee is survived by his daughters: Angela (Craig Soloman) Gubasta of New Richmond, Melissa Wohlfeil of Cannon Falls, MN; 3 beloved grandchildren: Britain, Mitchell, and Amelia; his sisters: Priscilla (Morris) Bussewitz of Cumberland, Linda (Joe) Fortin of Cumberland, Susan (Gene) Danca of Cumberland, Bonnie (Ken) Knight of Turtle Lake, and Carol Seiser of Okeechobee, FL; a very special friend, Lois Owens of Cumberland; numerous nieces, nephews; and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Gubasta and Millie (step-father, Art) Porsche; sister, Beverly (brother-in-law, Donovan) Niemann; long time partner, Donna Hay; and his best hunting buddy, Louie (a man's dog).

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Das Lach Haus, in Cumberland, WI. Please join us to celebrate his wonderful life!

Skinner Funeral Home of Cumberland/ Turtle Lake is serving the family.


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