Vanita Hausmann Homer, 79, of Missouri City, formerly of Goliad, died Thursday, May 30, 2019, following a fierce battle with breast cancer.
Mrs. Homer was born March 6, 1940, in Goliad and graduated from Texas Lutheran College in Seguin in 1959. After graduation, she moved to Houston and entered the world of oil and gas young professionals, first at Shell Research and then later at Humble Oil & Refining Co. and Exxon Oil. She married Steve Homer in 1964.
She returned to work full-time and the oil and gas industry in 1980 and she spent the remainder of her career in secretarial and office management roles for independent companies. She worked for Arbol Resources, Inc., Coplex Resources Inc. and Plexus Investments USA. She was an avid gardener and had a green thumb which showed in her beautiful home gardens and the oak trees.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph Fred and Viola Jacob Hausmann; her husband of 48 years, Stephen Paul Homer in 2012; and a brother, Larry Hausmann.
Survivors include a daughter, Sarah (Greg) of Missouri City; granddaughter, Charlotte; brother, Arlyn (Millie) Hausmann of The Woodlands; and countless loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A celebration of life service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Houston.
Memorial donations may be made to Bob Tallman Foundation and Snowdrop Foundation to benefit pediatric cancer patients through educational opportunities.