Niki Brouillard

August 27, 1937 - December 28, 2019
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Emily Louise ‘Niki’ Lopez Brouillard, 82, of Galveston, Texas, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away suddenly after a brief illness on December 28, 2019. She was surrounded by her loving family as she peacefully passed into the arms of our Lord.

The daughter of Emily and John Lewis Lopez, Niki was born in Galveston, Texas, on August 27, 1937. She attended Ursuline Academy from Kindergarten through twelfth grade and graduated in 1955. She met her soulmate Glenn during high school and they married June 15, 1957.

Niki was a devoted, lifelong member of St. Patrick Church/Holy Family Parish volunteering on many committees and serving as President of the Altar Society numerous years. She was actively involved in her children’s education at St. Patrick’s School and O’Connell serving as room mother, member of the PTA and bazaar chairman. She was a homemaker and cafeteria manager at St. Patrick School and Galveston Catholic schools for nearly 30 years.

Niki enjoyed being with her family and friends, and her love and devotion was felt by all. She was an active member of the TDB Sorority and enjoyed her weekly mahjong group of lifelong friends.

Niki was preceded in death by her parents, John Lewis and Emily Lopez; as well as sister, Barbara, and brother-in-law, Jimmy Kleinecke. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Glenn Brouillard; son, Raymond Brouillard; son, David Brouillard and wife, Kim; son, Bruce Brouillard and wife, Rachel; son, Jeff Brouillard and wife, Barbara; grandchildren: John Brouillard and wife, Melissa, Joe Brouillard and wife, Karlie, Katherine Brouillard, Michael Boyle and wife, Anita, Andrew Boyle and wife, Katie, Elizabeth Boyle, Ashley Brouillard, Tyler Brouillard and fiancé, Emma Ilgen, and Travis Brouillard; one great grandson, John David ”Tripp” Brouillard III; brother-in-law, Al Brouillard and wife, Pat; sisters-in-law, Rita Goebel, Ruby Brouillard, and Helen Brouillard; nieces and nephews: Karen Gillaspia and husband, Larry, Bobby Kleinecke and wife, Erin, Chip Kleinecke and wife, Kelly, Ken Kleinecke and wife, Kim, Michael Kleinecke and wife, Judith, and their children and grandchildren and numerous other close family members.

While those left behind will miss her greatly, all will take comfort in knowing she is resting in peace with our Heavenly Father.

Niki’s family will receive visitors beginning at 4:00 pm, Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A rosary will begin at 6:00 pm.

Funeral mass will be 10:00 am, Thursday, January 2, 2020, at St. Patrick Catholic Church with interment following at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Dickinson.

Pallbearers will be John Brouillard, Joe Brouillard, Tyler Brouillard, Travis Brouillard, Michael Boyle, and Bobby Kleinecke. Honorary Pallbearers are Andrew Boyle, Elizabeth Boyle, Ashley Brouillard and Katherine Brouillard.

Niki’s family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Kirsten Gonzalez as well as all of the doctors and nurses at UTMB for their compassionate care for Niki during her final days.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holy Family Parish, Holy Family School, O’Connell Preparatory School or the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Address:

1302 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Rosary at 6:00 PM.


Service Information

Date: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Time: 10:00 am

St. Patrick Catholic Church

Address:

1010 35th St. & Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm

Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery

Address:

, Dickinson, TX, 77539

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Donation Information

Holy Family Catholic School

2601 Ursuline Ave.
Galveston, Texas 77550

Holy Family Parish

Phone: 409.762.9646

1010 35th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
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The Ronald McDonald House of Galveston

301 14th Street
Galveston, Texas 77550-2611
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O'Connell College Preparatory School

1320 Tremont Street
Galveston, Texas 77550

 

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Born: August 27, 1937
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Doug and Mary Lee Guthier posted on 1/2/20

We were so sorry to hear about Niki's passing, and we want you to know that our thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathies are with you all! She was not only a beautiful person in every way, but also a loving, faithful, and committed Christian. May the Lord bless, strengthen, and comfort you during this time of sadness!

 

Nancy Cox posted on 1/2/20

Our family is very sorry the loss of MiMi. She was SO sweet and loved by all. Prayers for everyone. We love y’all! Terry and Nancy Cox, Brenda and Winston Gardner, WIley Gardner, Preslie Cox and John Lastovica. ❤️🙏🏼

 

Steve Sapio posted on 1/2/20

I will always remember Mrs Brouillard. She was always so kind to me. God bless her and her family.

 

Joyce Fisher posted on 1/2/20

I am very sorry for your loss. Know that she will be missed. May God comfort you all during this time.

 

Clarence Myers posted on 1/1/20

We are sadden to hear of the loss of your wife of 62 years. I know that you have many wonderful, loving memories . You are in our thoughts and prayers. Clarence and Shirley Myers

 

Joan & Ron Rust posted on 1/1/20

We were so deeply saddened to learn of Niki's passing. Remembering all of you in our prayers and believing that Niki was greeted at God's Heavenly Gate by a choir of angels and saints. Our deepest condolence to Glenn and family. Ron & Joan Rust

 

Chris Homrighaus posted on 1/1/20

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Brouillard family . From the Homrighaus family.

 

Suzanne Brayman posted on 12/31/19

In memory of Niki Brouillard, Suzanne Brayman lit a candle

 

Suzanne Braymsn posted on 12/31/19

In memory of Niki Brouillard, Suzanne Braymsn lit a candle

 

Michelle Gonzalez posted on 12/31/19

Our deepest condolences. May God wrap his loving arms around each of you during this most difficult time.

 

Amy Strong-Blakeney posted on 12/31/19

In memory of Niki Brouillard, Amy Strong-Blakeney lit a candle

 

Amy Strong-Blakeney posted on 12/31/19

I am so very sorry for your loss, but I know she is in heaven looking down loving everyone who is waiting to see her again. She was a wonderful friend to my family; she showed me what a truly spiritual life looks like and I truly do not ever remember hearing her say anything negative about anyone. She was truly one of a kind and a beautiful woman. All our love, Amy Strong-Blakeney and family

 

Dorothy & John Becker posted on 12/30/19

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Nikki but we know that you share our joy in knowing that she is enjoying eternal happiness. Our love and prayers. Dorothy & John Becker

 

Elise Lippincott posted on 12/30/19

My thoughts and prayers are with you all , Raymond, during this difficult time. I know you will miss your wonderful mother.

 

Suzanne Graska posted on 12/30/19

Dear Jeff & Family, I'm very sorry for you loss & praying for you during this difficult time. Take comfort in all the good & loving memories you have.

 

Bill and Jane Cross posted on 12/30/19

So sorry to hear of Niki's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family. May she rest in peace in the loving hands of God. Love, Bill and Jane Cross

 

Anita Caballero posted on 12/30/19

In memory of Niki Brouillard, Anita Caballero lit a candle

 

Anita Caballero posted on 12/30/19

My deepest condolences for your loss. My prayers and thoughts to your entire family.

 

Gigi Schmidt posted on 12/30/19

Our hearts & thoughts are with you all. We are so very sorry to hear of sweet Niki’s passing & will be praying for you. Love, Gigi & John

 

Nanci & Henry Freudenburg posted on 12/30/19

Our Prayers & condolences are for the repose of the Soul of Niki & to give strength to Glenn & family in this time of deep sorrow.

 

Patty Bohn Ewert posted on 12/30/19

Such a good woman! Caring and involved mother at St. Patricks and O'Connell. Always with a hug and a smile to share through the years. My heart goes out to her loved ones.

 

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