Ann Catherine Schwendemann

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Ann Catherine (Hulshof) Schwendemann was born January 7, 1948 in Cape Girardeau to Herman Hulshof and Stella (Durbin) Hulshof. She died Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Sikeston Convalescent Center at the age of 68 years, 2 months and 15 days.

Ann was united in marriage to Robert Joseph Schwendemann on August 24, 1968 in Portageville. He preceded her in death October 16, 2001. Also preceding her in death were her parents, Herman and Stella; her sisters, Agnes Hulshof and Mary Ellen Trenery; and her brothers, Edward, Stephen and Louis Hulshof.

Ann was a faithful member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church where she served on Ladies of Sodality. She started her career at McCrate Equipment as a bookkeeper, but her ultimate job was giving her tender love to her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Ann loved anything to do with the outdoors, especially when it came to helping her boys with the farm.

She leaves to cherish her many memories her four sons, Sean Schwendemann of Old Mines, MO, Michael (Vannesa) Schwendemann of Cape Girardeau, Phillip (Destinee) Schwendemann of New Madrid, and Kevin (Beth) Schwendemann of Portageville; her four daughters, Christine (Dean) Spurlock of Sikeston, Darlene (Bill) Jobe of Chaffee, Carrie (Kevin) Renaud of Charleston, and Laura (Rob) Kavaliauskas of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Robert (Donna) Hulshof of Portageville; one sister, Theresa (Thomas) Bean of Lenexa, KS; 16 glorious grandchildren: Julia Spurlock, Payton Spurlock, Joshua Schwendemann, Andrew Jobe, Jessica Jobe, Hannah Schwendemann, Emma Schwendemann, Joseph Schwendemann, Mirabella Schwendemann, Marianne Renaud, Matthew Renaud, Ava, Luke, a special delivery soon to be here, Teddy Kavaliauskas, Brooklyn Schwendemann, and Gabrielle Schwendemann.

Visitation for Ann with rosary service was held Monday, March 28, 2016 at DeLisle Funeral Home. The funeral took place Tuesday, March 29 at St. Eustachius Catholic Church with interment following at Portageville Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in Ann's memory to Birthright.

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