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Norma Jean Telischak, JOHNSON CITY

Published December 17th, 2013 10:35 pm

Norma Jean Telischak, 82, of Johnson City, TN passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 16, 2013, in Johnson City, TN.
She was born in Inkster, MI, on April 23, 1931.
She was preceded in death by Mike, her loving husband of 55 years, who passed away on September 14, 2009; and by her parents, Jeanette (McLellan) and Albert Huff; and her seven siblings, Albert Huff Jr., Anna Wolf, Lenore Stallard, Charles Huff, Dorothy Krochmal, Shirley Ruiggerello and Gerald Huff.
Norma is survived by her son, Michael A. Telischak (Heather), of Bayside, WI; daughters, Deborah Telishcak, of Johnson City, TN, Linda Joiner (Terry), of Gray, TN, Eunice Riebe (Robert), of Unicoi, TN; grandchildren, Alexander Telishcak (Valentyna), of Chicago, IL, Summer Telischak, of Bayside, WI, and Makena Riebe, of Unicoi, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
Norma was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and was a faithful member of the Johnson City, TN, congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Norma, with her husband, moved to Johnson City in September 2004. Previously they had lived in Clyde, NC, since 1995; and in Novi, MI, since 1958.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Worldwide Work of Jehovah’s Witnesses, ? Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 802 John Exum Parkway, Johnson City, TN 37604.
The family would like to extend a special thank you for the excellent treatment and care provided by her doctors, Dr. Frank P. Johnson, Johnson City Internal Medicine; Dr. Vijay Ramu, ETSU-Heart; Dr. Christopher J. Downs and a special thank you to the nurses and CNAs with Medical Center Home Care and Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at or via email at
Snyder’s Memorial Gardens is proudly serving the Telischak family.