In Loving Memory

Mary Kelm

Mary Kelm
September 8, 1924
January 22, 2022
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Mary A. Kelm, 97, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on January 22, 2022. Mary was born September 8, 1924 in Marquez, Texas to Dan and Hattie Newsom.

Mary was a spunky lady who enjoyed life! She loved dancing, playing bingo and chicken foot, gardening, taking her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to the Maifest Parade every year, taking the bus to Louisiana to gamble and she even worked out at the gym well into her early 90’s! She was also an active member of her church and thought 97 was too young to be a grandmother!

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband; Minter B. “Jolly” Cameron, her second husband; Reuben Kelm, 4 brothers and her grandson-in-law; Ronnie Boehnemann. She is survived by her loving family, her daughter; Jeanette (Wayne) Sunderhuse, her grandchildren; Waynette (Ty) Reich, Tracie Neumann Boehnemann and Kurt (Stacie) Sunderhuse; great-grandchildren; Cory (Neely) Painter, Aimee (Chad) Lewis, Micah (fiancé Cayla) Harmel, Chadd (Kaci) Neumann, LyNae (fiancé Brian) Neumann, Lorenzo Gonzales, Garrett Sunderhuse, Tana Sunderhuse (fiancé Bradley Harris), Kolten Sunderhuse (special friend Kaylee Hartley), Page (Todd) Jenschke, Dustin Reich and Tyler (Brittany) Reich and her great-great grandchildren; Aubrey Priem, Remy Painter, Macee and Madelyn Lewis, Bowen and Sloane Levlon, Pecas Harmel, Brodie Jones, Braygen Calvin, Nathan Simmons, Chase and Kailyn Neumann, Zoey Sunderhuse, Abree and Adlee Harris, Brylee and Aynzley Swinner, Kylie Reich, Hudson Jenschke and Aron Lawson.

A visitation for Mary will be held on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 8am to 7pm with the family present from 5-7pm at Brenham Memorial Chapel located at 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, Texas. A funeral service for Mary will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Zion Lutheran Church of Zionsville at 2pm located at 1800 FM 2679, Brenham, Texas with the burial to follow at Prairie Lea Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be: Cory Painter, Micah Harmel, Chad Lewis, Kolten Sunderhuse, Brian Swinner and Bradley Harris. Honorary pallbearers will include; Chadd Neumann and Garrett Sunderhuse.

Memorials may be donated to Hospice Brazos Valley.

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