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Rev. Todd R. Jerabek was born to Neil and Annette Jerabek in August of 1962 in Algoma, Wisconsin. In 1980, Todd was a member of the first graduating class from Northeastern Wisconsin Lutheran High in Green Bay, Wisconsin. In May of 1985 Todd graduated from Concordia College in River Forest (CCRF), Illinois with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education.

June 15, 1985 he married Pauline Palmreuter, also an '85 grad of CCRF, previously from Lincoln Park, Michigan and a graduate of Lutheran High West, Detroit, in 1981. From August of 1985 until August of 1988, Todd and Pauline both taught at Zion Lutheran Church in Maywood, California. In September of '88 Todd began his studies at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Pauline supported him as a teacher at Zion Lutheran in Fort Wayne. During the 1989 - '90 school year, Todd also taught part-time at Zion.

Todd's vicarage during 1991-92 was to Onekama, Michigan serving Trinity and Norwalk Lutheran Churches. Pauline also taught at Trinity in Onekama and Trinity Lutheran in Manistee. After vicarage Todd and Pauline returned to Ft. Wayne for his final year of Seminary, culminating in graduation on May 21, 1993. Todd's father still resides in Green Bay as does Todd's only brother, Tyler. Pauline's parents are now in Denver, Colorado; her sister and family in Fayetteville, North Carolina; and her brother and family live in Rapid City, South Dakota.

From July 1993 till January of 2000 he served as Pastor to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Naugatuck, Connecticut. While there, he began a Chaplaincy program at the Naugatuck Police Department, after going through a Chaplaincy Training course. Todd has been a member of the International Conference of Police Chaplains since 1994 with a Master’s Certification .
In January of 2000, he was installed as pastor of Zion & St. Peter Lutheran Churches of Embarrass & Pella Opening, Wisconsin. Shortly after his arrival, he worked with the Shawano Sheriff’s Department to begin a chaplaincy program.
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