Kathryn Velghe

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After a courageous battle with cancer, Kathy Velghe, 47, of League City, Texas, entered eternal life September 6, 2014. She was born July 12, 1967 in Mission Hills, CA, the youngest of 12 children, to Herman and Mary Desautels. She was preceded in death by her father, her husband Rick Velghe, a sister Deborah Desautels, and a brother Christopher Desautels.

She is survived by her mother Mary Gretchen Desautels, sisters: Elizabeth (Michael Klekovic) Skidmore, and Suzy (Henry) Domingo, brothers: David (Jeanette) Desautels, Daniel (Shelley) Desautels, Jacques (Linda) Desautels, Robert (Ann) Desautels, George Desautels, Thomas (Terri) Desautels, Stephen (Victoria) Desautels, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, and Rick's children: Clare, Hannah and James Velghe.

Kathy was a member of St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church in Nassau Bay, Texas. She was a graduate of Bishop Alemany High School, Mission Hills, CA, received her Bachelor's Degree from Cal State University Northridge and her Master's Degree from Cal State University Hayward. Kathy was the principal of Bay Colony Elementary School, League City, for the past 10 years.

Kathy will be remembered for her contagious smile, her quick wit, and her love of her family and friends. She touched the lives of everyone she met and her love for her students and staff was without limit.

A visitation will be held Friday, September 12, 2014 at St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, 18223 Point Lookout Drive, Nassau Bay, TX 77058 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with the rosary and prayers at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral mass will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church. Interment follows at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Dickinson, TX.

The family would like to thank the staff at Baywind Village for all their compassionate loving care.

Donations may be made in Kathy's memory to Interfaith Caring Ministries, 151 Park Ave., League City, TX 77573.

Published on yourbayareanews.com from Sept. 8 to Sept. 21, 2014