Published in The Daily
Tribune on November 10, 2010
Edward A., Lubanski,
age 81, a resident of Warren, formerly of Oak Park, died Monday, November
8, 2010. He was born September 3, 1929 in Detroit to Edward and Josephine.
Mr. Lubanski was a professional bowler, charter member and past president
of the Professional Bowlers Association. His competitive career spanned
over 4 decades, culminating with being named Bowler of the Year in 1959.
He continued his career as an instructor until early this year.
Ed was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, ABC Hall of Fame,
Polish American Sports Hall of Fame and City of Detroit Sports Hall of
He was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Oak Park,
where he was active in the Men's Club, and he was a member of Alcoholics
Survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty; children Janis, Edward, Paul
(Cathy) and Robert (Maria); and nine grandchildren. Predeceased by daughter,
Memorial visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m., Rosary 7 p.m., at Spaulding &
Curtin Funeral Directors, Ferndale and Friday 9:30 a.m. until Memorial
Mass 10 a.m at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Oak Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Men's
Club, 13500 Oak Park Blvd., Oak