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Louise H. Jakmas

February 1, 1919

Lorain- Louise H. (nee: Cyran) Jakmas, 93, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at New Life Hospice Center at St. Joseph in Lorain, OH.

She was born on February 1, 1919 in Lorain, OH to her loving parents, Michael and Agata (nee: Rachel) Cyran.

Louise was a lifelong member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Lorain and was an active member of the Nativity Altar and Rosary Society. As a child, she was a sports enthusiast, playing baseball and tennis. She graduated from Lorain High School, Class of 1937. Louise married the love of her life, Rudolf P. Jakmas on October 16, 1941. Rudy and Louise owned Jakmas Plumbing in Lorain from 1955 until 1979. She took up the game of golf at the age of 40 at Spring Valley Country Club. In 1965, she joined Elyria Country Club and was a 5 time Women's Club Champion and had 3 hole-in-ones to her name.

She is survived by her sister, Verna (nee: Cyran) Lezber; sister-in-law, Pauline Cyran; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Agata Cyran; her husband of 63 years of marriage, Rudolf P. Jakmas; brothers, Frank (Adeline) Cyran, Louis (Lillian) Cyran and Ben Cyran; and sister, Josephine (Martin) Novak.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 4-7 PM. Nativity Altar and Rosary Society will lead a rosary service on Thursday at 6 PM. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 9:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 418 West 15th Street, Lorain, Fr. Robert J. Glepko, Pastor, officiating and Rev. Robert J. Dybo, Deacon, assisting. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. Memorial contributions may be made to Nativity B.V.M. Church, 418 W. 15th Street, Lorain, OH 44052. Online condolences may be sent using

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