Kathryn Jackson Bouffard was born on May 27, 1945 in Florence, Texas. She died on Feb. 23, 2020 in Georgetown, Texas after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Kathy was raised in Stillman Valley, where she lived until she graduated from Florence High School.

After graduation, she enrolled in the nursing program at Scott & White Hospital. She then moved to Georgetown and began her 30-plus-year nursing career. Kathy was an ER nurse as well as director of nursing for several nursing homes during her career.

Upon her retirement from nursing, Kathy entered the family-owned business and went on to open her own as well.

On June 10, 1976, Kathy married Pete Bouffard. They brought together their five children and then added their own to complete their family. Those children are Veronica McCumber and husband Shawn, Jason Anderson and wife Rose, Tina Haagsma and husband Chris, Britt Bouffard, Wade Bouffard and wife Tracey, and Melanie Bouffard.

Pete and Kathy’s legacy continues to grow with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Kaleigh Bouffard and James Thompson and children Cirrus and Harlin, Nic and Sabrina Mohr and children Madison Niah and Anuel, Abby Anderson, Caitlin Anderson, Levi Anderson and wife Shadieh, Hunter Haagsma and wife Jamie, Ariel Haagsma, Cameron Haagsma and wife Kaci, Jordan Haagsma, Travis Bouffard and wife Kayla and children Nathan, Braelyn and Brynlee, Brock Bouffard and wife Emily, Avery and Alex Agnew, Ashlynn Nitz, Shelby and Ryan Holcomb and Mallory Bouffard.

Kathy was preceded in death by her husband Pete Bouffard, parents Bert and Eva Kate Jackson, and her brother Kenneth Jackson.

Donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Texas Association, 7719 Wood Hollow Dr. Suite #157, Austin, TX 78731 or at https://www.txalz.org/ donate/

A memorial service was held Feb. 29 at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown.