Welcome our New Resident – Mary Herpel
Mary was born in Michigan and lived there for seven years. The family then moved to Paducah, KY. where she spent the next 73 years. In 1980 Mary moved to Lexington.
Mary is a graduate of Lone Oak High School in Paducah and of Murray State College with a bachelor’s in Education. Mary also has a Masters’s Degree in Education with Certification in Library Science. Mary taught in Paducah Public Schools for 12 years and then was the High School Librarian at Metropolis, Ill. For 11 years before retiring.
Mary married Thomas E. Hough in 1954 and has two children, a son, and a daughter. She remarried Theodore L. Herpel in 1989 and was widowed in 2002. Mary moved to Lexington in2010 to be near her daughter and family. Her hobbies are reading, working on the computer and music.