Ubl, Jean E. 81, of Wadsworth, passed away March 25, 2013 at Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan. Born and raised in Monroe, Wisconsin, she was united in marriage to Donald G. Ubl on June 14, 1958. For many years, Jean worked as a band director and instrumental music teacher in the Beach Park, Illinois school system as well as at Our Lady of Humility School in Beach Park. Jean graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and later received additional teaching credentials from Trinity International University. Her teaching career began in Beloit, Wisconsin and moved her to Highland Park High School where she met her husband. She stopped teaching to start a family but later returned to work alongside her husband in Beach Park. Jean also served as a school board member District 56 in Gurnee. She is survived by two children: son, Timothy of Waukegan and daughter, Andrea (Tony) Miranda of Round Lake Park; granddaughter, Emmaline Miranda; sister, Audrey Way; sister-in-law, Delores Crawford; as well as several nephews, nieces and dear friends. Jean truly enjoyed and fondly remembered the many students, parents and staff members she worked with over the years. Contributions in her memory are encouraged and can be made to the Beach Park School Band Boosters, 40667 No. Green Bay Road, Beach Park, IL 60099 or to Our Lady of Humility Music Program, 10655 W. Wadsworth Rd. Beach Park, IL 60099. At her request services and interment were private at Highland Memorial Park. Arrangements under the care of Salata Gurnee Funeral Home.
Published in News Sun from Apr. 4 to Apr. 10, 2013