Mary Jo Lubs

January 30, 1942 - January 7, 2010

Mrs. Mary Jo Lubs, age 67, of Plano, Texas passed away January 7, 2010, in Plano. She was born on January 30, 1942, in LaPorte, Indiana to Arthur James and Mary Helen (Duke) Wartha. On June 17, 1967, she married Jerry Lubs in Michigan City, Indiana. She attended Purdue University and the Nazareth College for Women in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Mrs. Lubs was first and foremost a wife and mother, and in her spare time she held real estate and banking positions. She was a former member of St. Marks Catholic Church where she was a member for over 20 years. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Lubs; sons, Ryan Lubs and his wife, Kimberly of Houston, Texas and Christopher Lubs and his wife, Jennifer of Marietta, Georgia; grandchildren, McKenzie, Brandon, Meredith, Madison and Reagan; brothers, Jerry Wartha and Michael Wartha both of Waco, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and many friends. Her parents preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 11, 2010, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163,

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My husband, Ed and I are former high school classmates of Mary Jo. We have many fond memories of her. We want to send our deepest sympathy to Mary Jo's husband and family. Judy and Ed Judy Nawrocki Gemperle, January 12, 2010 Mike and Kathy, Just wanting to let you know I am thinking about you and how sorry I am for your loss. If you need anything, please let me know. Terri Terri Kephart, January 11, 2010 I DIDN'T KNOW MARY JO WELL THO HER DAD AND MINE WORKED AT THE CITIZEN'S BANK ON FRANKLIN ST AND WERE FRIENDS. I REMEMBER GOING INTO THE BANK AT TIMES AND MARY JO WAS THERE, SHE WAVED, WE WERE CLASSMATES. SHE LOOKED SO LIKE HER MOTHER. BLESS HER SOUL AND HER FAMILY. I WILL PRAY FOR HER. MARY ANN RADTKE PETRICK, January 11, 2010 Our sincere condololences to all the family. Phil and Susan Harriss, January 9, 2010 Mary Joe was a beautiful person, full of wisdom and humor. I have so many fond memories of her while growing up as one of her cousins in Indiana. I remember that my father (her Uncle Charlie) and Mary Jo had a special relationship with each other, they respected each other and laughed a lot. I wish her husband Jerry and her children, grandchildren and brothers (and their families) my sincere condolences and prayers at this time. From what I observed, she was a great mom too. I'm so glad that we had the reunion in NY in 1988 to reconnect as adults... it was such fun and it will always be a great memory. Love to you all, Patty Patricia Jean Duke, January 9, 2010 Aunt Mary Jo I will always remember you as vibrant and with a smile on your face. I have such fond memories of spending time with you and your family growing up. I love you and will miss you. Patty Wartha Neiper, January 9, 2010 We have many fond memories of Mary Jo. We are so sorry about her death. She is in our thoughts and prayers. Vito and Gerri Tenerelli, January 9, 2010 What a beautiful picture. Just as I remember her. She used to work for me at the Long Beach Branch of Citizens Bank. A wonderful gal & lots of fun. I pray that God be with you at this difficult time. Diane Hack, January 9, 2010