Yoakum: Leona Hoermann, 85, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018. She was born October 24, 1932 in Yoakum to the late Edmund and Emilie (Svec) Vahalik.
She graduated from Yoakum High School in 1950 and graduated from Seton School of Nursing as a registered nurse in 1953. She was a school nurse at Refugio ISD for 18 years and Goliad ISD for 11 years. In 1955 she married her beloved Harvey Hoermann. They were married 55 years until his death in 2010.
Survivors are her daughter, Dr. Karen Hoermann of Houston; son, Steven V. Hoermann and wife Karen of Yoakum; grandchildren, Chris Babb(Tracy), Michael Hoermann (Angie) and Jason Hoermann (Sharon); great-grandchildren, Michael, Jordan, Gabrielle and Zack Hoermann, Ava and Summer Babb.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband; 4 sisters and 5 brothers.
Visitation 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Thiele Cooper Funeral Home with Rosary at 7 p.m.
Funeral Mass 10 a.m., Friday, September 28, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church.