Anita Lois Deming of Granbury, Texas, 64, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 after a brief battle with Stage IV breast cancer.
Anita was born on May 17, 1953 in Cassville, Missouri to Carl and Nita VanSchoonhoven. She lived in Winner, South Dakota and Greeley, Colorado before she moved to Granbury after marrying Rodney Beech Deming, Jr. on Dec. 6, 1980. Anita worked in the title and abstract business for close to 40 years, both in Colorado and Texas. She had a love for history, reading and research and was an expert in Hood County property history and title insurance, because of her work at both Central Texas Title and Porter Title. Anita made her choice to serve God at the age of 10 and was faithful until her last breath. Her faith, Christlike example and trust in his will for her life,have been and will continue to be an encouragement to many.
Anita was preceded in death by her parents Carl & Nita VanSchoonhoven and her granddaughter Adelaide Lois Deming.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Rodney Beech Deming, Jr., son: Matthew Deming and wife Reagan of Granbury, daughter: Katie Shuman and husband Michael of St. Croix, USVI, daughter: Anne Müller and husband Moritz of Frankfurt, Germany, grandsons: Rylon & Owen Shuman, granddaughter: Arianisa Deming, brother: Henry Van Schoonhoven of Greeley, Colorado, sister: Carol Roth and husband Jerry of Greeley, Colorado, sister: Effie Lewis of Sheridan, Wyoming and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation was held at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury from 6-8pm on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.
Her funeral service will be held at Granbury Resort Conference Center at 11am on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, followed by a reception for family and close friends. A graveside service at Rough Creek Cemetery will be held Saturday afternoon for family and her local church members.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that that persons please consider donating to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: 3840 Hulen Street #600, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, in honor of Anita’s late granddaughter, Adelaide Lois Deming.