JERABEK, Jan Roush
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Jan Roush Jerabek, Marietta, GA, died April 10, 2014 after a long and hard-fought 10-year battle with cancer. Jan was born March 14, 1951 in Joliet, IL, to Gene (Roush) and the late George Jerabek. He grew up in Lockport, IL and earned his BA from Knox College, Galesburg, IL; an MS in Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and an MBA in Information Systems from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. Initially a mechanical engineer, his career eventually transitioned to computer software consulting. He was co-owner of LogicGate, LLC, a consulting firm for higher education systems. Always compassionate and caring, Jan deeply loved his family and friends. He enjoyed reading, teaching, the outdoors, especially hiking and gardening, and was an amazing cook. He will always be remembered for his kindness, giving spirit, and courage. Jan is survived by his wife Amanda, and sons Anton and Stefan of Marietta, and son Alex of Seattle, WA. Additional survivors include his mother Gene of Cedar Park, TX; sisters Polly Hagerty (Ted), TX and Judy Jerabek, TX; brothers David (Karen), KS, and Joel (Jo), IL; also three nieces, one nephew, one grand-nephew and another on the way. He was preceded in death by his father George.A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 3pm in the chapel at Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta (770) 424-4924. The family will receive friends beginning at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Jan’s memory may contribute to a college fund for his boys. Checks should be made payable to “TD Ameritrade” include “Jerabek boys” in memo and mailed to Buckhead Investment Partners, 3575 Piedmont Rd NE, Bldg 15 Suite 730, Atlanta, GA 30305 (attn: Forrest Robertson 404-495-5246)
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