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Jo Ann Hundemer

December 13, 1955 ~ March 23, 2022 (age 66)


Jo Ann Eberhardt Hundemer, 66, of Latium passed away on March 23, 2022.

Jo Ann was born December 13, 1955 at Milroy Hospital in Brenham, TX. She was the second of four children born to Armond and Lucille Koerth Eberhardt. She was baptized January 29, 1956 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg in Burton, TX. Jo Ann was confirmed in the same church on March 22, 1970. She grew up in Burton, TX and graduated from Burton H.S. in 1974. She went on to graduate from Blinn College in 1976.

On March 15, 1985, Jo Ann was united in marriage to Mark Hundemer at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg. They made their home in Latium, TX where they raised their two daughters, Sarah Jo and Haley Ann.

Jo Ann was employed at Blinn College as a student worker until she graduated in 1976. She started her career in the Payroll Department and then the Accounting Department until her retirement in 2011. She was an outstanding wife, mother, and Mimi.  Jo Ann especially loved being Mimi to her 4 grandchildren. They were the light of her life, loving and caring for them with every ounce of her being. She enjoyed living the country life. She looked forward to hummingbird season each year and always had her hummingbird figurines on display. Jo Ann loved decorating the house for each season and holiday. She also enjoyed cooking and baking for her family at Christmas. She was known for her cookies and candies that she would make every year. And, she especially had a sweet tooth. You could walk in the house at any time and find the candy dish full and cookies in the cookie jar. She enjoyed gardening and canning. She stayed busy around the house, but you could occasionally catch her sitting down watching her favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys. Rockport was the yearly family vacation spot that she looked forward to, where many memories were made with family and friends.

Jo Ann is survived by her husband Mark of 36 years; daughters Sarah McKeown and husband Robert McKeown, III of Brenham, TX and Haley Folsom and husband Bryan Folsom of Brenham, TX; grandchildren Hunter Folsom, Brady and Brody Folsom and Karlee McKeown; brother Tim Eberhardt; sister Jennie Simpson and husband Jerry Simpson; aunt Dorothy Eberhardt; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Scott and Vickie Hundemer and Barry and Jan Hundemer; and numerous nieces, newphews, and cousins.

Jo Ann is preceded in death by her parents, sister Judy Eberhardt, grandparents Willie and Emma Koerth and Willie and Minnie Eberhardt; mother-in-law and father-in-law Maggie and Louie Hundemer, and brother-in-law Jim Hundemer.

Serving as pallbearers are Justin Simpson, Jardin Simpson, Bryan Folsom, Robert McKeown III, Randy Klausmeyer and Wyatt Matthies.

A visitation will be held from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on Monday, March 28 at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham, TX. The family will be present from 5p.m. to 7p.m.

The funeral services will be held at 10a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Rehburg with Pastor Alvin Luedke officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg or Hospice Brazos Valley.

A special thank you to Dr. Erin Fleener and her team for caring for Jo Ann during her nearly 22 years of  intermittently battling cancer. Also, thank you to her MD Anderson doctors and nurses that cared for her over the last year and a half. Many thanks to the nurses and therapists with Texas Home Health and Hospice Brazos Valley that cared for her during her recovery periods and at the end of her life.  You all are angels.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main Street, Brenham, TX 77833. 

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March 28, 2022

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Memorial Oaks Chapel

Funeral Service
March 29, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg

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