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Joanna Marie Schmidtke

Joanna Marie Schmidtke, 66, of Port Acres, Texas passed away May 9, 2019. She was born in Port Arthur, Texas on August 27, 1952 to Fred Hollier, Sr. and June Louise Ross Hollier. Joanna was a nurse for over 40 years and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Nederland. She was a loving mother, daughter, grandmother, and friend.

Those left to cherish Joanna’s memory are her father, Fred Hollier, Sr. of Erwin, TN; her daughters Hollie Beth Schmidtke of LaBelle and Brooke Ashlie McKinnon and her husband, Jeff of Port Neches; her step-daughters, Kemi Abell and her husband, Kyle of Seattle, WA and Erica Dean of Nederland; her brothers, Fred Hollier, Jr. and his wife, Sona of San Antonio, Paul Hollier and his wife, Kim of Erwin, TN, and Jeff Hollier and his wife, Clara of San Antonio; her sisters, Jan Hollier of Nashville, TN and Jill Leal and her husband, Bob of Sacramento, CA; her grandchildren, Ashlyne Havard, Caleb Havard, Allyson Alvarez, Zayne McKinnon, Aspen Dean, Maci Dean, Chase Hebert, Brittanie Bingham, Malorie Reed, and Savannah Abell; and her great-grandchildren, Kadence Bingham, Logan Reed, and Quinn Reed. She is preceded in death by her mother, June Hollier; her husband, Albert Joel Schmidtke; and her sister, Malinna Hensley.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Melancon Funeral Home, Bro. Frank Hodges and Bro. Phil Webber officiants. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County in Nederland.