Barbara K. Rachuy

MANKATO – Barbara K. Rachuy, age 66, of Mankato, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Parker Oaks Communities in Winnebago. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel in Mankato.

Interment will be in Woodland Hills Memorial Park.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services.

Barbara was born Oct. 1, 1947, in Mankato, to Major and Mable (Nassif) Smith. She was a graduate of Mankato High School. Barbara married Keith Rachuy, they later divorced. She enjoyed cooking, cards, gambling and especially time spent with family and friends.

Barbara is survived by: one son, Anthony “Tony” (Brenda) Rachuy of Delavan; five grandchildren, Joseph, Corey, Jessica, Cody and Christine; five great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Sophia, Mariah, Payton and Alana; and brother, Richard Smith of Mankato.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two infant sons, Randy and Brandon; three brothers, Marvin “Butch” Smith, Thomas “Darold” Smith and Robert “Bob” Smith; and two sisters, Sharon “Bonnie” Hill and Jan Evans.