Anna Hegenbart Misak, 67, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26 in Houston, Texas.

Anna Hegenbart Misak, 67, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26 in Houston, Texas. Mrs. Misak grew up in Emporia and graduated from Emporia High School in 1963. She received a BS in education in 1967 from the University of Kansas where she was also a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Later, she earned a JD degree from KU in 1975, and a MA in psychology from the University of Houston at Victoria in 1991. She worked as an attorney in Lawrence, Orange, Texas, and Victoria, Texas. She subsequently worked as a therapist at Gulf Bend Mental Health Center in Victoria.

She is survived by her husband O. Robert Misak III of The Woodlands, Texas; children, Robert W. Misak (Toni) of Victoria, Carrie Misak Schultz (Mike) of Baton Rouge, La., and Andrew K. Misak of Overland Park; three grandchildren, Alexa, Sydney and William Misak of Victoria; sister, Leah Hegenbart Barr (Bill) of Atlanta, Ga.; mother-in-law, Vera K. Needham of El Dorado; and step-mother, Rita R. Hegenbart of Emporia. She was predeceased by her parents, William F. Hegenbart and Jean Dunlevy Hegenbart of Emporia, and her father-in-law, Harlan S. Needham of El Dorado.

The family conducted a private memorial and in lieu of flowers, requests donations be made to the Houston PBS station or your local PBS station.