Jedlicka, Toshiko

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January 1, 1935 - March 18, 2018

Jedlicka, Toshiko

Toshiko Jedlicka was born in Ibaraki-ken, Japan on January 1, 1935 to Hajime Katsuyama and Taka Yanagi Katsuyama. Ms. Jedlicka passed away on March 18, 2018 at the age of 83.

She is survived by her daughter, Maya Jedlicka, and a brother and sister in Japan, Kunio Yanagi, and Keiko Koori.

Ms. Jedlicka received her bachelor’s degree from Tokyo’s Rikkyo University in 1958, then her Masters degree in Asian Languages from the University of Hawaii in 1971. She taught Japanese at the University of Hawaii and later taught Japanese at John Tyler High School, Ohio University, and Georgia Southern University.

Ms. Jedlicka was a devoted mother and always smiling and sweet to friends and neighbors. Some of her favorite pastimes were listening to classical music, opera, and reading.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

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Ruth E. Morrow

April 02, 2018 7:32PM

Sweet Maya, I am so sorry to read that your Mom has passed! How are you? I am thinking of you and I hope you are healing.Lots of Love, Ruth


Susan Astroff

April 02, 2018 4:08PM

Maya,
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I have such great memories of you and her coming to violin lessons (you, sometimes reluctantly) and her most amazing patience with teenage shenanigans. Love to hear from you sometime. Susan Astroff


Ellen Geffner

March 25, 2018 1:28PM

Dear Maya,
I am so very, very sorry for your mom’s passing. She was such a special friend to me, especially while living in Tyler. I felt an instant connection with her when we first met at a UT Tyler gathering.
I have fond memories of our traditional Thanksgiving get-togethers. I’d always hoped she would be able to come visit us in San Diego.
My condolences and love to you...

Ellen Geffner