IOWA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF, INC.
"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  October 19, 2020

Marian May Reyburn

January 25, 1927 - May 10, 2020

Marian Johnston born in Naper, NE.

She graduated from high school in Tilden, NE. Marian attended college at Wayne, NE.  She later was awarded a master's degree from Kansas University.

She experienced a hearing loss from the age of 10, her passion was culture and education of deaf and hard of hearing, especially children.

Marian spent over 35 years teaching and ministering to deaf and hard of hearing children. She taught at Nebraska School for the Deaf for some good years.   She was involved with Self-Help Hard-of-Hearing (SHHH) and Nebraska Commission of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Harry; a sister, Ione, of Carson City, NV; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Memorials suggested to Dundee Presbyterian Church or Hearing Loss of America, 122 S. 39th St., Omaha, NE, 68131.