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OBIT-Joseph J. JEZEK

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OBIT-Joseph J. JEZEK

Posted: 22 Jun 2005 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Jezek, O’Grady
NOTE-I am not related to this family

Loveland Reporter Herald (Loveland, Larimer, Colorado)
Wednesday May 4, 2005 page B-3

Joseph J. JEZEK, 84, of Loveland died May 2, 2005, at Sierra Vista Health Care Center.
He was born May 16, 1920, in Geddes, S.D., to Joe and Lillian Jezek. The family moved to Hemingford, Neb., in 1922.
He was inducted into the army in September 1941 and made a 25,000-mile ground tour of the Pacific. He separated from service in October 1945.
He graduated from Denver University in 1948 and later obtained a real estate degree from Red Rocks Community College in 1975.
He married Mary O’Grady in December 1950 and had six children: sons John of Lakewood and James of Littleton; daughters Mary Murawski of Orlando, Fla., Margaret of Armenia, Patricia Kurdziel of North Kingstown, R.I., and Ann Whitaker of Littleton. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren.
He spent several years as a scoutmaster for Troop 1 and received the St. George Award.
Mr. Jezek retired in 1976 from Sears, Roebuck and Co. after 30 years of service and moved to Loveland in 1979. He served on the Loveland zoning board for 21/2 years and the Planning Commission for 71/2 years. He also served on the County Board of Appeals for several years and was a SCORE counselor for 21 years.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Boy Scouts in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 2100 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, 80538.

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