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Elaine Krizan, 88, Louisville, KY (1935-2023)

Elaine Krizan, a resident of Louisville since 1958, died November 6, 2023 at her home. She was 88 years old.

A private burial will be held in Haven Hill Cemetery in Columbia, KY.

She was born January 20, 1935, in Lubbock, Texas, to the late Paul and Lola Irene Willard Sherrod. She graduated from Lubbock High School in 1954. She then graduated from Abilene Christian College in 1958 with Bachelor's Education Degree and then received her Master's Degree in Mathematics from the University of Louisville in 1975. She retired from the Jefferson County Public School System after teaching for 33 years. She was a Signature Member of the Kentucky Watercolor Society.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband - Horace Krizan of Louisville
  • One daughter - Stacey Renee Ruth of Roswell, Georgia
  • Two sisters - Sandra McCurry of Pittsburg, Texas and Winnie Williams of Rochester, Minnesota
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Elaine Krizan, 88, Louisville, KY (1935-2023)

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