Frederic S. Lubin was born on July 24th, 1942, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Kansas. He met his wife, Dixie Whiteman, while at KU and they married in 1969. Fred was a talented woodworker, as well as a versatile builder, repairman, stone mason, roofer, and editor of scientific journals and PhD papers. At 25, he lost most of one lung to surgery, and consequently dealt with chronic illness throughout his life.
Fred was a lifelong lover of nature. He planted many trees and maintained an amazing organic garden for decades. He loved every kind of music and had an ongoing love of books. Over his life he collected several thousand books, all of which he read.
He leaves behind his wife, Dixie Lubin, three daughters, Jennifer Lubin, Terra Lubin, and Maya Lubin, a sister, Paula Ware, a brother, Mitchell Lubin, four grandchildren, Milo Lubin (16), Jake Lubin (11), twins Alice Lubin Meyer and Zella Lubin Meyer (16), a step-grandson, Liam Ware (29), a niece, Alexandria Ware, two nephews, Grant Lubin (20) and Clay Lubin (17), a great-niece, Annabel DeWolfe (6), and a great-nephew, Julian DeWolfe (12).
Fred was a truly original man. He was and is loved and appreciated by his family and friends.
Graveside services will be held Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at 1 pm at Maple Grove Cemetery in N. Lawrence. Caryn Mirriam Goldberg will officiate. Memorial contributions are suggested to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home memo: Fred Lubin to assist the family with expenses.
Messages & Condolences
Jennifer and family,
My thoughts and hugs are with you during this difficult time.
Dear sweet Dixie, I know your heart is hurting and there will be a large hole in your life. May Fred have a smooth journey and be at peace. I hold you in my heart and thoughts.
Dear Dixie and family, Chris and i were so sad to hear of Fred’s passing. We have know you all since the 70’s and will always be glad we met. All our love and support..!!!
I’m sorry for your loss and deepest Sympathy
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to all the family.
Dixie and family — My deepest condolences. Fred sounds like an amazing guy, and I know he will be missed. I am thinking of you and sending love & hugs.
Dear Dixie and family. Your loss is something no one else can fathom. I do know that he will be so missed and will continue to be part of your lives. And love.
My heart goes out to you and your family, Dixie. You have our sincerest condolences. Jim and Barb Holter
Our thoughts and love are with you.
Fred, I am so happy that you and Dixie found each other and shared many years of love and family. Your spirit will live on in your family and friends.
Holding your soul and the loved ones you shared your journey with in light and love.
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