Husband: Raymond Edward KUBIK
Born: September 4, 1920 in: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Died: in: Buried: in: Father: Steven KUBIK Mother: Julia GOLBOVSKI
Wife: Eleanor HEISE
Born: January 5, 1925 in: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Died: June 4, 2001 in: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Buried: in: Father: Ferdinand HEISE Mother: Ida FITZ
Married: June 7, 1947 in: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Raymond Edward KUBIK
Ray graduated in 1938 from West Tech High School on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. Ray then went to work for General Electric Company constructing electric motors.
Ray (SN 35-524-713) was inducted into the army 5 December 1942 at Fort Hayes, Ohio and served in the US Army from 12 December 1942 to 16 March 1946 during World War II. Ray was first with the 319th Combat Engineers, 94th Division, and then, beginning in December 1943, was with the Heavy Shop Co., 1575th Engineer Co. who went to the China-Burma-India (CBI) theater of operations. The 1575th departed the USA 10 January 1945 and arrived at Calcutta, India 20 February 1945--after taking the long southern route around the bottom of New Zealand and Australia. They then traveled to Ledo, India (the Ledo Road connects to the Burma Road which then leads to Chungking, China) and from there to Myitkyina (pronounced Mish-shin-now), Kachin State in Northern Burma where they built a "Heavy Shop". The 1575th departed the CBI theater of operations 11 February 1946 and arrived back in the USA on 8 March 1946. Ray reached the rank of "Technician 4th Grade" and was released from service from Camp Atterburg, Indiana on 16 March 1946.
Ray then went back to his old job at General Electric Company and worked there for thirty years until October of 1969. He then began work at Romanoff Electric Motor Service and worked there for thirteen years. Ray then began work at Monaich Electric Motor Service and worked there for eleven years. Ray retired in June of 1994.
Eleanor graduated in 1943 from Parma-Schaaf High School. She then worked as a riveter at the "bomber plant" in Brookpark, Ohio until the end of the war. She studied for three years at White Cross Beauty School as a beautician.
Eleanor met Ray at Chippewa-On-The-Lake in Medina County, Ohio in 1946. Eleanor and Ray were married 7 June 1947.
When Eleanor's youngest child, Lana, was one year old, in 1968, Eleanor started as a "World Books Representative" selling encyclopedias door-to-door. Over the next ten years she became an Area Manager and then District Manager, and even became the second person in the Cleveland area to win a car. At the end of ten years she was terminated, although she has since then been reinstated.
Eleanor then studied for, and received her Real Estate License in 1979, and has been very successful in Real Estate since then.
Eleanor as been described as a "people person", gregarious, and vivacious. A person who looks at the good side, the bright side of events and people, and not dwell on the sad or dark side of events or people.
This information has been collected from numerous sources including many other researchers. Not everything here has been verified and there may be errors.