IRVING, Texas - Tracy D. (Kauffman) Bowling, 56, of 180 County Road 588, Royse City, Texas, died at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Irving, Texas.
She was born Jan. 17, 1957, to the late Donald L. Kauffman Sr., who passed in 1989, and Janet E. (Page) Kauffman Rhodes, who resides in Belleville.
She is survived by her siblings, Pamela Moeng, of Johannesburg, South Africa, Donald L. Kauffman, of Burnham, Valerie G. Collins and husband, Rick, of Belleville, Dawn L. Trusty and companion, Gene, of Centennial, Colo., Candace P. Carper and husband, Mike, of Reedsville, Sheldon S. Kauffman and wife, Daniela, of Etters, and Dana L. Kauffman and Durinda, of Chambersburg, and a number of special aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Along with her father, she was preceded in death by an infant sister, Janet Corinne Kauffman.
Tracy attended Kishacoquillas High School. She was employed at Valspar Paint Company, Texas.
She attended the First United Methodist Church in Royse City, Texas, and was involved with the American Humane Society. She loved her dogs and enjoyed reading and residing in Texas.
A memorial service will be held in her memory at a later date.
Her family truly appreciates the care given to her at Methodist Richardson Cancer Center in Richardson, Texas. Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to Methodist Richardson Cancer Center, 2805 E. President George Bush Highway, Richardson, TX, 75082 or First United Methodist Church, 305 N. Josephine St., Royse City, TX 75189.
Local arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home Inc., 3813 W. Main St., Belleville.