Elizabeth Ann Demmer


On January 4, 2022, Elizabeth Ann Demmer passed on to her eternal life in Heaven. She was born Elizabeth Ann Ploch on October 19, 1923 in Gillett, Texas to Theodore and Agnes (Pavalick) Ploch. Elizabeth married Herman C. Demmer, Sr. in 1942. They made their home in Gillett where they raised 2 sons and 2 daughters. They enjoyed 55 years of marriage before his passing in 1997. Also preceding her in death are her parents, and her son, James A. Demmer.

Elizabeth was a devoted member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nixon, Texas, serving in many capacities over the years. In addition to raising her family, she enjoyed bingo, flower gardening, vegetable gardening, and canning her delicious rewards. Her children and grandchildren looked forward to the large holiday meals prepared by “Granny”, as well as family dinners on Sunday.

Elizabeth will be dearly missed by her children, Herman Demmer, Jr., and wife Yonnie, Catherine Walsh, and husband Shawn, Patricia Gustafson, and husband Dennis; grandchildren, Mark, Deloris, Rebecca, Christopher, Matthew, Audrey, Jonathan, Erica, and Amanda; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will  be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022, 5:00pm-8:00pm, with 7:00pm Rosary, at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon, Texas. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 7, 2022 at 10:00am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nixon. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Father Ouseph Kuriakose will officiate.

If desired, donations may be made in Elizabeth’s name to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 207 S. Washington Ave, Nixon, Texas, 78140. You are welcome to sign the online guest book at Services entrusted to Finch Funeral Chapel, LLC.