Jeanne Enid Luthman Derbeck

Jeanne Enid Luthman Derbeck

Female 1920 - 1994  (74 years)

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  • Name Jeanne Enid Luthman Derbeck 
    Born 14 Jul 1920  South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Konstkritiker 
    Died 12 Dec 1994  South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Riverview cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4520  Illinois
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2010 

    Father Theodore Otto Luthman,   b. 7 Dec 1889, Munkfors, Ranster, Vrmlands ln Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1956, South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Alva Victoria Chilberg,   b. 16 May 1898, South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1985, South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1918  St. Joseph Co. Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward W. Derbeck,   b. 21 Sep 1908, Madison, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1983, California, Riverside, Mira Loma 91752 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Jul 1948  [2
    • Irvin L Morse [irvm3@juno.com] - SBAGS volunteer.
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F1175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Jeanne Enid Derbeck
    Jeanne Enid Derbeck
    Over the years, Ms. Derbeck won many writing awards from the Indiana Associated Press Managing Editors Association, the Women's Press Club of Indiana and other professional organizations.

  • Notes 
    • Hon skrev om konst i tidningen : South Bend Tribune frn 1967-1988.
      December 13, 1994

    • From: South Bend Tribune:
    • TRIBUNE ARTS WRITER DERBECK DIES AT 74
    • SOUTH BEND - Jeanne E. Derbeck, The Tribune's longtime arts writer and founder of the newspaper's Action Line column, was found dead of natural causes in her apartment Monday. She was 74.
    • Ms. Derbeck, of Rue Renoir, retired in 1988 from the newspaper after 21 years of service. In retirement, she continued to write about the arts for The Tribune.
    • She was born July 14, 1920, in South Bend. She was a 1937 graduate of Riley High School. She worked as a secretary in California, Chicago and South Bend before earning a bachelor's degree at Indiana University South Bend in 1969 and a master's degree in English from the University of Notre Dame in 1971.
    • Ms. Derbeck joined The Tribune in 1967 as a proofreader and then served as an obituary writer. She became a reporter in 1970, covering the women's movement, historic preservation and urban redevelopment issues. In 1971, she started the Action Line consumer advice column. She served for a time as the newspaper's Youth Page editor.
    • Over the years, Ms. Derbeck won many writing awards from the Indiana Associated Press Managing Editors Association, the Women's Press Club of Indiana and other professional organizations.
    • In 1976, she received a distinguished service award from the Indiana Public Health Association for a series on the investigation of restaurant kitchens. She also won a first-place APME community affairs award for the series.
    • In 1986, she received the Woman of Achievement Award from the local chapter of Hands Across America. The award was presented to honor Ms. Derbeck's accomplishments as a local woman in the communications field.
    • Ms. Derbeck was a member of the South Bend Press Club, the Northern Indiana Historical Society and the Women's Art League.
    • She is survived by a daughter, Patricia.
    • Services are being arranged.
      From: South Bend Tribune

  • Sources 
    1. [S12559] RootsWeb.com.

    2. [S12609] Irvin L Morse,volunteer, South Bend.


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