Orville Kubat, founder of Kubat Equipment & Service in Denver and 1988 PEI president, died Feb. 1, 2018. He was 95.
Kubat started the company (then known as Guaranteed Pump Service) in 1949 and rebuilt in 1965 after a flood destroyed the business’ building and inventory. Kubat retired from the industry in 1994, after selling the company to Gene and Craig Hoyer.
Survivors include his wife Pat and two children, Gail Browning and Lynette Kubat.