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Mary Ann Arendt

Mary Ann Arendt passed away peacefully at her home in Lindsay on Saturday morning, August 20, 2016. She was 89 years old. Her funeral mass will be at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lindsay, TX on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. There will be a rosary at St. Peter's Catholic Church on Monday night, August 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Mary Ann was born on December 6, 1926 to Clem and Francis Reiter in Muenster, Texas. She grew up on Oak Street in Muenster and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1944. She married Andrew Nick Arendt on November 27, 1945. They had seven children, Andrew, David, Cathryn, Jane, James, Steven, and Donna. They had 22 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren. She was the Editor of the Voice of Lindsay, worked at Wal-Mart for 15 years, and spent her later years at her farm in Lindsay, gardening, sewing, crocheting, and hosting dinners for her family.

She is survived by her children, Andy and Jean Arendt of Lindsay, David and Sharon Arendt of Lindsay, Cathy and Gary Krahl of Gainesville, Janie and Tim Hartman of Muenster, Jimmy Arendt of Lindsay, Steve and Kathy Arendt of Southlake, and Donna and Rusty Reed of Lindsay. She is survived by her brother and sisters-in-law, Bob and Betty Reiter of Post, Texas, Lucy Reiter of Hawley, TX, Mary Lou Reiter of Falston, Maryland, LuElla Zimmerer of Lindsay, Joanie Bauer of LaFeria, TX, Lou Voth of Muenster, TX, and Marie Metzler of Gainesville, TX and Mary Ann's aunt, Mary Hoedebeck of Wiley, TX.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Andy "Nick" Arendt, Sr., her siblings, Elizabeth Reiter, Beatrice Knabe, and Reynold, "Rinks", Basil, and Leon Reiter.

The pallbearers and honorary pallbearer for Mary Ann Arendt will be her eleven grandsons, including Jeff Arendt, Greg Arendt, Tommy Arendt, Joseph Arendt, Alex Krahl, Scott Arendt, Kirk Hartman, Jared Krahl, Jesse Arendt, Royce Krahl, and Matt Reed.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cooke County Home Hospice.
You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
Published on August 22, 2016
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