Faye A. Rubick, 86, of Williamsburg, KS passed away peacefully surrounded by family Wednesday, May 4, 2022. She was born January 20, 1936 in Ottawa, Illinois the daughter of Ralph and Marie (Trompeter) Feuerborn. She graduated from Garnett High School, Garnett, KS with the Class of 1954. She attended University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, KS where she earned a Nursing Diploma. In 1979, she graduated from Ottawa University with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Psychology.
She was united in marriage to John Rubick on September 12, 1956 in Garnett, KS. Together they raised four children on the family farm outside of Williamsburg. Faye was the bookkeeper for the farm and the family-owned construction company. They shared over twenty-four years of marriage before the death of her husband on June 3, 1981. After the death of her sister Janet, she took in and cared for her niece Joyce.
Faye began her nursing career working at Providence Hospital in Kansas City, KS. She worked as a Registered Nurse for forty years at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa, KS. She retired, December of 2006. She was a Diabetic Educator and taught Health Careers at Ottawa High School. She also taught CMA, CNA, and HHA classes at Neosho County Community College in Ottawa, KS. Faye was known throughout the area for her servant’s heart, often volunteering time and service to those in need. She was known to pay house calls to provide medication for those that could not leave the house. She enjoyed working in the ICU because she could provide comfort to the patients and their family. She also enjoyed her time as an educator. She volunteered at Sacred Heart and the Franklin County Cancer Society.
She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Emerald – Williamsburg, KS; Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ottawa, KS; Kansas Association of Hospital Education Coordinators; American Association of Diabetic Educators; and a past member of Friendly Neighbors Home Extension Unit for thirty years at Williamsburg, KS. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren; sewing and taking care of her yard. She enjoyed playing instruments, including the organ and accordion, and enjoyed attending musical shows. Faye enjoyed traveling across the country and abroad. Her travels included trips to Europe, including Germany and Holland; Canada and Alaska, among other destinations. Traveling companions included her sister Jean and close friends. She also enjoyed making regular trips to see family in the Branson, MO, area, Illinois, and Florida.
Mrs. Rubick was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Marie Feuerborn; husband, John Rubick; her twin brother, Raymond Feuerborn; and a sister, Janet Hill.
Surviving family includes, three sons, John Rubick Jr. and wife, Carolyn of Williamsburg, KS, Jim Rubick and wife, Cindy of Williamsburg, KS and Jeffry Rubick and wife, Lea Anne of Williamsburg, KS; a daughter, Sue Walters and husband, Larry of Topeka, KS; a sister, Jean Stover of Williamsburg, KS; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (Emerald), 33721 NW Crawford Rd., Williamsburg, KS 66095. Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2022 at the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, 325 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery Fund, Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Franklin County Cancer Foundation and may be sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences to the Rubick family may be sent through www.lamb-roberts.com.
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