Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1941

Jean Herweck JEAN MCCLESKEY HERWECK, 79, passed away on October 9, 2004 in Abilene, TX where she resided since 2000. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Jean was born on January 21, 1925 in Ranger, TX to Roy and Josephine Bishop Strong McCleskey. She spent all of her life in Ranger and attended Ranger Schools. She married Millard "Herf" Herweck (RHS-1938) in October of 1941 in Breckenridge, TX and he preceded her in death on August 17, 1997. They owned and operated Ranger Mattress Factory for many years. She was involved in the leadership of the district PTA in Central Texas for several years, instrumental in rejuvenating the Ranger Bulldog Booster Club and was known to many as "Mama Jean". She was also a Charter member of the Eastside Baptist Church of which she and her husband helped establish. She later moved her membership to First Baptist Church. Mrs. Herweck is survived by sons Mel Herweck (RHS-1963) and wife Elaine of Hawley, TX., and Rich Herweck (RHS-1964) of Shady Shore near Denton, TX. A daughter Mary Anna King (RHS-1964) of Ranger, TX. Nine grandchildren & nine great- grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. Jean was preceded in death by a brother Royce McCleskey (RHS-1941) and sister Margaret Jo (RHS-1939).