In Loving Memory

Trudy Kinsey

Trudy Kinsey
February 1, 1945
December 25, 2022
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Trudy Lynn Kinsey, age 77, met her Lord and Savior unexpectantly on Christmas Day in Brenham, Texas.

Trudy was born on February 1, 1945, in El Paso, Tx to George and Claire Roraback. She grew up in Houston, Tx and graduated from Milby High School in 1963.

Trudy dedicated over 40 years of her life to serving others as a nurse. She served with many international medical missions. The last several years of her career were spent teaching nursing students at Blinn College. She leaves behind an amazing legacy of nursing.

Trudy was also a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Trudy fiercely loved her entire family but had a special bond with her best friend, her daughter Luci, and her granddaughter Victoria. Trudy was known to show up in her convertible and whisk Victoria away on spontaneous adventures. Trudy loved life and lived it to the fullest. She was always ready to go on a new adventure or help anyone in need. Trudy was affectionately called the energizer bunny by her younger brother, Hank because she was always on the move.

Later in life, Trudy met and married the love of her life Robert and they continued to enjoy life together, going on many adventures. Trudy was a lifelong Christian, but Robert led her to be a true born-again follower of Christ. Trudy enjoyed listening to Robert sing and play his guitar. Trudy enjoyed fellowship with her church family and especially enjoyed watching her great-granddaughter Harper engage in church activities.

Trudy was preceded in death by her parents and her younger sister Georgeanna.
Trudy is survived by her loving husband Robert, daughter Luci Bostain and her husband Ande, son Robert Phipps and his wife Gina, Paula White and her husband Joe David, Robert Kinsey JR, Jennifer Adare, and her husband Kendal. Her brother George Henry (Hank) Roraback and his wife Annette. Grandchildren include Victoria and Austen Bostain, Angel Phipps, Mark Lira, Ande Bostain II, Leland Bostain, Mande Lawrence, Mindy Vega, Katie Day and Ryan White, Jackson and Jace Kinsey, and Kinsey and Bryson Adair. Trudy is also survived by many nephews and great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Dr. Leal and his nurse Tammy Bugai for providing compassionate care to Trudy for the past several years of her life. The family would also like to thank all the staff at BSW Brenham for the compassionate care Trudy received. Special thanks is extended to the staff of Kruse rehab center for working with Trudy to rehab and get home. A special thank you to nurse Preston at Kruse Rehab for providing exceptional compassionate care to Trudy.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday December 29th at 2pm at First Baptist Church of Burton, 920 N. Colorado Street, Burton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First Baptist Church of Burton’s Missionary fund.