TRIBUNE — Lillian M. Kubo, 93, formerly of Tribune, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Wheatland Nursing Home of Russell in Russell.

She was born April 4, 1926, in Wabaunsee County to Albert John and Mae (Turley) Luekenga.

A resident of Russell since 1976, moving from Ellis, she was a homemaker, printer’s assistant, nurse’s aide, and photographer’s assistant.

On Sept. 30, 1948, she married Howard Huddleston in New Mexico. On Nov. 4, 1967, she married Ben Kubo in Laramie, Wyo. Ben died on March 9, 2002.

She is survived by three children, James Huddleston of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jerry Huddleston of Tribune, and Gail Ogle of Russell; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, John Huddleston; a grandson, Mark Huddleston; one brother; and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at a later date, with inurnment in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune.

Memorials may be given to the Russell Public Library or Greeley County Historical Society, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, P.O. 301, Tribune, KS 67879. Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at