JoAnn Tyler Erdelt
JoAnn Tyler Erdelt
August 20, 1935 - August 14, 2013
JoAnn Tyler Erdelt, 77, of Lake Jackson passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2013. The family will receive friends 4:30pm until 8pm with a 6pm Rosary on Friday at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church. The funeral mass will be 10:30 am Saturday at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church with Father Jim Lynes officiating.
JoAnn was born August 20, 1935 in Oklahoma City, Okla. to Raymond and Pearl Tyler. She served in the WAC army reserved in Oklahoma where she met her husband Norbert. Norbert and JoAnn were married on Dec. 3, 1955 and they moved to the Brazosport area. She worked as a secretary for Dow Chemical until she had her first child. JoAnn was active in the Lake Jackson Little League concession stand in the early eighties, was a cub scout den mother, and a member of the P.T.A. Mostly she was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers Raymond and Bink Tyler, 4 sisters, Freida Janaway, Almedia Rucker, Joy Price, and Zelma Tyler.
JoAnn is survived by her husband of 57 years, Norbert of Lake Jackson,
5 children: Philip Erdelt and wife Lisa of Angleton,
Valerie Timmins and husband Mike of Angleton,
Jeff Erdelt and wife Lisa of Lake Jackson,
Matthew Erdelt of Lake Jackson,
Michael Erdelt of Lake Jackson,
7 grandchildren, Christopher, Milissa, Ryan, Chad, Garth, Jeffrey Jr. and Jacob,
13 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by sister- in- law Joyce Gerard and her husband Louis,
brothers- in- law Charles Erdelt and wife MaryAnn of Wharton, and Don Erdelt and wife Mary all of Wharton.
The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to American Diabetes Association; 2400 Augusta Drive Suite 175, Houston, Texas 77057.
Arrangements by the Turner family. On line condolences made to www.lakewoodfuneralchapel.com.