Edith Jo Baier

May 5, 1928November 21, 2018

Edith Jo Baier of San Antonio, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 21, 2018. She was born May 5, 1928 in Brackenridge, Texas, to the late Louis and Audrey (Beard) Martin. She attended Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, Texas, graduating in 1945. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, cooking and baking, quilting and needlework, and spending time with her grandson, Steven.

She was married to FJ Baier Jr. and together they traveled, collected cacti, and enjoyed their green houses.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband FJ; son, Charles Louis Gavord; granddaughter, Melissa JoLynn Boubel; and also sisters, Louise Louderback and Audrey Browning.

She is survived by her daughters, Polly (Xavier) Pena, Linda Courson; grandchildren, Steven Otake, Teresa and Gregory Gavord, Andrea Gonzales, Erin (Christopher) Havel, and Christoper (Deandra) Pena; great grandchildren, Christopher and Jacob St. Clair, Zachary Boubel, Anthony and Austin Gonzales, Andrew Havel, and Emma Pena; nephew, John (Claire) Carver; niece, Audrey White; and many close friends she considered family.

A special thanks to Morningside Manor for all their loving care and support.

Graveside services will be conducted on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:15 am at shelter #2 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy and online condolences may be offered to the family by signing their online guestbook at:


  • Graveside Service (@ shelter #2) Monday, December 10, 2018

Edith Jo Baier

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