Jarabek, Joan M., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Beaumont Health Systems in Royal Oak, Michigan. Age 82 years. The daughter of the late Carlton and Elsa (Searight) Stemple, Joan was born February 4, 1929 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Daniel I. Jarabek on April 19, 1952. He predeceased her July 27, 1992. Joan was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church. She was employed at TeleTrip Insurance (Mutual of Omaha) for many years until her retirement. Surviving are one son, Daniel and Sheila Jarabek, Royal Oak; one daughter, Lori Hewitt, Florida; a daughter-in-law, Teresa Jarabek, Saginaw; five grandchildren, Dena Rose and Daniel Jarabek, Nicole (Peter) Papadakus, James and Alisha Hewitt; one sister, Carla Bonner, Saginaw; a brother, Ron and Vicki Stemple, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Joan was preceded in death by a son, Richard Jarabek. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Friday, September 30, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in Chapel Hill Mausoleum. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Stephen Catholic Church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephen Catholic Church. www.snowfuneralhome.net