JCCC to Host Memorial Service for Krebs

Krebs 1974

Virgina Krebs 1974 staff photo, Johnson County Community College
Photography Department; Bret Gustafson, photographer

Virginia Krebs, JCCC’s first employee and first trustee emeritus, died Feb. 8, 2014.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Polsky Theatre.

“Mrs. Krebs dedicated her life to the education of children and adults throughout Johnson County,” said Joe Sopcich, JCCC president. “She truly was a leader in making JCCC one of the best community colleges in the United States. Our community is forever indebted to her and her family for all they’ve done to improve the quality of life in this county.”

Krebs was a member of the JCCC board of trustees from 1985 to 2008. She was elected to the board for six consecutive terms, the last in April 2005. When she resigned from the board in October 2008, she was named the college’s first trustee emeritus. As a college trustee, she served as clerk, treasurer, vice chairman and chairman.

A complete obituary may be found here.

Memorial contributions may be made to the JCCC Foundation.

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