Josephine ‘Jo’ Spence Wiegand

Josephine ‘Jo’ Spence Wiegand

September 22, 1929 - October 17, 2017

Josephine “Jo” Spence Wiegand, 88, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died peacefully on Oct. 17, 2017. She was born on Sept. 22, 1929, to Joseph Gordon Spence and Gretchen Steele Spence in Laredo, Texas. She graduated from Southwest Texas State Teachers College with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

Jo married her husband, Charles “Buddy” Earl Wiegand, of 67 years on Sept. 4, 1949 in Laredo, Texas. Buddy and Jo were longtime residents of San Marcos. Jo worked as a teacher at Goodwin Primary School in the Comal ISD, and Travis Elementary School and Lamar Elementary School in the San Marcos CISD. She was a member of First Baptist Church of San Marcos, Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and Delta Zeta. Jo served the community as a member of the San Marcos Cemetery Commission and was a dedicated supporter of Hays County Youth Livestock Show, 4-H, FFA and Rainbow Girls.

Jo is survived by her son, Robert Wiegand, and wife, Julie, daughter, Carla Roberts, and husband, Randy, and grandchildren, Lindsey Wiegand, Jeremy Wiegand, Erin Gee, and husband, Keith, Reese Roberts, and Sydney Roberts, and greatgranddaughter, Charlotte Spence Gee, sister-in-law, Peggy McArthur, brother-inlaw, Charles Thompson, and wife, Pat, cousin, Les Steele, and numerous other cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buddy, son, Joe Wiegand, and sister, Helene Thompson.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Pennington Funeral Home. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at First Baptist Church of San Marcos.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CTMC Hospice Care, 1315 Interstate 35 North, San Marcos, Texas 78666.

Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666, 512-353-4311,

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