Kathleen "Kathy" Ann Rachal
July 26, 1945 - November 28, 2020
Kathleen “Kathy” Ann Rachal, at the age of 75, was called home early Saturday morning November 28, 2020.
Kathleen was a loving & devoted wife, supportive mother, caring sister, & a wonderful grandmother. Everyone was like family; she was not only a mother to her own but to others as well, no one went without. A generous, gentle soul whom understood the true meaning of compassion.
Kathy enjoyed the simple things in life, it didn’t take much to make her happy.
She knew how to live in the moment, taking nothing for granted by making every day count.
She had a gift of compassion, sharing her life with others, always helping and giving were she could. She adored the adventure in treasure hunting, often catch Kathy around town at local yard sales, snatching the greatest deals. Outdoors was her favorite place to be, whether it was cutting the grass, trimming hedges, or planting flowers, she had a passion for it all. Mostly, Kathy loved with an open heart, a gift that she left us all that will never be replaced or forgotten. Memories of her will live on forever.
Preceded in death was her parents Rose Alley & Clarence Saulnier, a sister Claudette Delorenzo, and a brother Sonny Saulsberry.
Kathy leaves behind her husband Emmanuel Rachal of 50 years; three daughters Connie, Bonnie, & Tina Moore; son Chris Rachal; six grandchildren Nicole, Kristi, Troy (TJ), Rebecca, Jessie, & Suzie; five great-grandchildren Hayley, Arianna, Carlos, Ashlyn, Nova, & one on the way; two great-great-grandchildren Aubree, Armani, and one on the way; two siblings Edward and Thomas Saulsberry; a host of cousins, nieces, & nephews, extend family, and all those whose lives she touched including her loving pets Heidi, Lady, & Braxton.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on December 3, 2020 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home in Bogalusa, Louisiana. A Funeral Service will be held there at 11:00 AM on December 4, 2020. Interment will be at Pine Community Cemetery. The repass to follow at 615 Erie Ave.