May 6, 1980 ~ August 21, 2021

Born in: Bryan, Texas
Resided in: Navasota, Texas

Rachel Anne Eickenhorst, age 41, was born on May 6, 1980 and passed away on August 21, 2021 at Saint Joseph’s Rock Prairie Hospital in College Station, Texas. Her parents are Mary Jane (Sullivan) and Thomas Olin Eickenhorst.

Rachel was a beautiful caring soul who never met a stranger, she loved everyone. She had a very deep faith in her Lord and Savior and gave him credit for every day of her life.

Rachel and her mother operated Chick and Rachel‘s Pup House in Navasota where they raised and sold registered Toy Poodles, Maltese, and Maltipoos. She had her favorites, Buddy and Lola, who followed her everywhere. A tropical fish tank and her cockatiel Kookoo were also a part of her daily enjoyment. Rachel loved spending time with family and friends, especially barbecuing and listening to her favorite music.

Rachel is survived by her parents Mary Jane and Thomas Eickenhorst, her sister Jennifer Lynn Eickenhorst, nephew Jake Owens, and grandmother Joan Sullivan. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Marty (Stegent) and Claude Eickenhorst and her maternal grandfather Eddie Sullivan, III.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. She will be buried in the Sullivan family plot in Oakland cemetery in Navasota, Texas near her beloved grandfather Eddie Sullivan, III.

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    • Thank you so much for your prayers when she needed them the most! You’ll never know how thankful I am for you two! I love you both and Rachel thought the world of you too

  1. So sorry for the lost of Rachel she was sweet person growing up with her our sisters were best Friends. Prayers to the Family

  2. ChickJennifer and Thomas, I am just heart broken to hear this. Rachel will always be remembered as the Sweetheart she was. Prayers and love to you all❤️

  3. So very sorry to the Sullivan and Eickenhorst families for their loss. Rachel was such a sweetheart. Love you all and thinking of you always during this time. May God be with you.

  4. I will always remember Rachel as a sweet girl, who loved her family without limits. Fly high, Angel. Chick and Thomas, I am praying for strength.

  5. Thomas,Chick , Jenny and Jake I am so sorry for your loss. I am so heartbroken , Rachel was one of a kind . Growing up in your house was something I remember dearly and Rachel was a big part of our lil adventures for sure. She will be missed dearly. Love you all ♥️

  6. Thank you Rachel for loving my sweet GracieFaith
    She still sleeps on my pillow just like you taught her!
    I can only imagine the reunion when you arrived at Heavens Gate and the gate of the Rainbow Bridge opened.
    Rest in love!

  7. This breaks my heart! A classmate of mine, Rachel was such a sweetheart! Prayers for peace and comfort for all of her family and friends. Fly high sweet Rachel!

  8. My heart is broken, Rachel was the sweetest person. I will never forget all the times we shared at my shop grooming the dogs and talking about everything under the sun. She always remembered my Birthday and made sure a cake was baked by her Mom and a few she even did herself. She always made my day with her beautiful smile…she will be missed dearly.

  9. I am so sorry for your loss of such a sweet girl. My thoughts and prayers are with Chick and Tommy and all of the family.

  10. Chick and family, although I can’t truly understand your suffering, I can lift you up to the Savior and pray for strength and peace for you and your family. I hope this verse provides some measure of comfort.

    Deuteronomy 33:27 The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.

  11. Chick, Thomas, Jennifer & Jake, plus all the Eickenhorst & Sullivan family. We know how Rachel was a special person to the family, as she was to those she encountered. Rachel had a very caring & loving heart not only for her family but her animals too. Rachel & I shared a love for candy Hot Tamales. When we would see each other she always had a “huge” bag for me. It’s a memory I will always cherish & I know her Granny had a bag waiting for her when they got together.
    Rest In Peace Our Dear Sweet Rachel.

  12. My deepest condolences, Chick. May your sweet Rachel Rest In Peace. Your dear family was a huge influence on me growing up and I cherish those memories. With love, Cathy Weaver Ferguson

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