Sister Janet Hrubes

Jan 29, 2024

Sister Jan Hrubes was born to Alice (Rokos) and Frank Hrubes in Garner, Iowa.  She had one older brother, Donald (now deceased).  She enjoyed growing up on the farm, riding her horse, and many family experiences. After graduating from Garner High School, she worked for a year in the Hancock County Courthouse, and then entered the Sisters of St. Francis Community in September of 1963. She received her bachelor’s degree from Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, Iowa. Sister Jan taught at schools in Chicago, River Forest, Cook County Jail, in Illinois and Greenwood, MS.. She holds master’s degrees in Human Services and Counseling from DePaul University, Chicago.  Sr. Jan was a high school guidance counselor in Chicago, Burbank, and River Forest in Illinois.  Presently Sr. Jan volunteers with the Franciscan Resource Center, Melrose Park, Illinois, providing resources for those in need. “I am so thankful for all the blessings of these past 60 years and thank you to everyone who has touched my life!”