Antonia “Toni” Cycilia Kubitza

Antonia “Toni” Cycilia Kubitza, age 85, of Springfield, died on February 7, at St. John Lutheran Home.

Visitation will be on Friday, February 15, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.

Service will be held at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd on Friday at 10:30 am.

The clergy will be Father Phil Schotzko and Chaplain Noel Wetter. Interment will be at the Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. On line condolences may be left for the family at

Antonia “Toni” Cycilia Kubitza was born on June 17, 1933 to Herman and Theresa (Laubach) Humbert in Regal, MN. She graduated from Belgrade High School in 1952. She worked as a telephone operator for AT&T in Minneapolis. On April 4, 1959, Toni was united in marriage to Eugene Kubitza at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in South Minneapolis. Caring for her home and family was her life. She enjoyed road trips, playing cards, slots, watercolors, coloring, visiting with friends and family, and time with grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her children – Shawno Shelby of Eagan, MN, Shelley (Daniel) Olson of Springfield, MN, Thomas Kubitza of Burnsville, MN and Sandra (Scott) Poeschel of Cottage Grove, MN; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and brothers Herman Jr. and Phillip Humbert. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Eugene; son – James Allen in infancy; son-in-law Craig Shelby; sisters – Jeanette Skarhus, Myrtle Ruetten, and Helen Steepe; and brother George Humbert.

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