Judy Ann Jerabek

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Judy Ann Jerabek

1948 - October 16, 2018

Judy Ann ("Ann") Jerabek

Judy Ann Jerabek, 70, of Huntsville, Texas, passed away Tuesday, October 16.

Judy was born in Joliet, Illinois to George and Gene Jerabek. As a young child her family moved to Lockport, Illinois where she attended public schools, followed by Joliet Junior College. Judy received a B.A.in English from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS, an M.A. in Religion from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, in Gettysburg, PA, and an M.L.S. from Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX.

In 1982 Judy was consecrated a deaconess by the Lutheran Church in America, a calling in which she served faithfully.

Known professionally as Ann, she began working as a Reference Librarian at Sam Houston State University in 1988, and at the time of her death was an Associate Professor and Head of Interlibrary and Copy Services/Microforms. She is the author of numerous publications, and her professionalism in Library Science was evident in her many professional accomplishments.

Judy is survived by her mother, Gene Jerabek of Manhattan, KS; sister, Polly (Ted) Hagerty of Briarcliff, TX; brothers, David (Karen) Jerabek of Manhattan, KS, and Joel (Jo Ellen) Jerabek of Crystal Lake, IL. She will also be missed by seven nieces and nephews, one great-niece and three great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, George, and brother Jan.

Funeral arrangements are pending. Condolences to the family may be sent in care of David Jerabek, 2827 Illinois Lane, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502.

Those wishing to honor Ann's memory may donate a children's book to a local church or public library, or contribute to.the Hearing Loss Association of America.
Published on October 25, 2018
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