403 Forbidden


nginx
Jana Lebiedzik

Jana Lebiedzik (Valuškova)

Tuesday, June 20th, 1944 - Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Jana Lebiedzik, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Jana Lebiedzik with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Jana Lebiedzik was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. During her early life she experienced many harsh realities of communist rule. In 1968, she immigrated to the US and married her then boyfriend who had earlier escaped to the US.

The daughter of Anna-Maria Valuškova, a seamstress, she had a sensitivity to form, shape, color, and sound which led to a lifelong passion for music, fashion, architecture, and most importantly her garden and the flowers in it. She had a deep appreciation for nature, enjoying the outdoors and protecting the environment.

She passed many of these sensibilities to her only daughter Catherine Lebiedzik who she leaves behind along with Catherine's husband Michael Baloh and four children Alexander, Chloe, Maxwell, and Theodore who will miss her deeply. She is preceded in death by her mother, Jozef Valušek, her father, her younger brother Vaclav, and her grandson Nicolas Baloh.

In the end, she will be laid to rest in a green cemetery - just a sunny pasture of wild flowers where she can enjoy nature as she enjoyed it in life.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, August 31, 2019; 11:30am, at St. John Episcopal Church, 2326 Woodward Ave., Detroit.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Glaucoma Research Foundation: https://www.glaucoma.org

Glaucoma Research Foundation
251 Post Street, Ste 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    St. John Episcopal Church
    Address
    2326 Woodward Ave.
    Detroit, Michigan 48201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Fr. Steven J. Kelly

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Jana here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Anna Richardson Poe, Terry Fadina and Diane Stiller, and others have sent flowers to the family of Jana Lebiedzik (Valuškova).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
MC

Magda and Art Costantino

Posted at 11:23pm
My family and I treasure hundreds of loving memories and shared experiences with Jana , Catherine and their families. Jana and I were very close because we had a shared cultural identity and often saw the world in the same way.
It was our pleasure to make a contribution to the Glaucoma Research Institution.
Odpocivaj v pokoji, draha Janinka.
Magda and Arrt Costantino
AP

Anna Richardson Poe

Posted at 04:03am
Sending love and prayers in this time need. Love Anna and Houston Poe
Flower Image

Anna Richardson Poe purchased flowers for the family of Jana Lebiedzik. Send Flowers

TS

Terry Fadina and Diane Stiller

Posted at 07:46pm
With deepest sympathy,
Flower Image

Terry Fadina and Diane Stiller purchased flowers for the family of Jana Lebiedzik. Send Flowers

Jennifer Cypher

Posted at 05:38pm
What an evocative obituary! I'm so sorry that Jana is gone from your lives. Love and support to the whole family.
MB

Mac Bryan

Posted at 11:21am
I’m so sorry to hear of Jana’s passing I always enjoyed working with at Penn State. She was a caring and sweet lady. She is at rest now. Mac Bryan
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album