Posted: Fri 8:44 AM, Jun 08, 2012
Funeral Home: Lindley Robertson Holt Funeral Home
November 4, 1929 – June 7, 2012
Evelyn Wehmeyer Hemann, 82, of Brenham, formerly of Navasota, went to her heavenly home on Thursday morning, June 7, 2012, at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.
Calling hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Lindley-Robertson-Holt Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will continue until 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 8, at which time a prayer service will be held. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1530 E. Washington in Navasota. Graveside services and interment will follow at 1:30 pm in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery in William Penn.
Evelyn was born November 4, 1929 in Anderson, Texas to William and Malinda Schaefer Wehmeyer. A 1948 graduate of Anderson High School, she continued her studies at the University of Houston and graduated from Elliott Business College. Evelyn retired in 1991 from Navasota maintenance office of Texas Department of Transportation. In 2005, after battling cancer, she moved to Brenham to be near her daughters and grandchildren.
As a former longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, she was an active member of the LWML, taught Sunday school, held church offices and was a member of the church choir. After moving to Brenham she became a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in William Penn.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Lela Horn and Ruth Wehmeyer and brothers, William and Thomas Wehmeyer.
Survivors include children, Vickie Ashorn and husband Billy, Jackie Kankel and husband Craig, Nancy Joiner and husband Greg, Kellie Goessler and husband Kevin, all of Brenham and Scott Hemann and Laurie Hemann of Wylie; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandsons; sisters, Bernice Mueller and husband Ted of Oak Ridge, Tenn., Amy Bodey of El Paso and Margie Prall of Livingston; a brother-in-law, Billy Horn of Conroe as well as numerous nieces and nephews and countless friends.
A special thanks goes to Dr. Terry Jenkins and his staff, Dr. Thomas Webber, St. Joseph Regional Health Center CCU and oncology staff and special caregiver, Gwen Evans.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the family has suggested memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church, 1530 E. Washington Ave., Navasota, TX 77868 or Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 10202 FM 1935, Brenham, TX 77833.
You are invited to sign the guestbook and leave condolences for the family at www.lindleyrobertsonholt.com.