Raetta Nobis

October 25, 1946 - April 11, 2021

Raetta Nobis, 74, of Stowell, died Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital. She was born October 25, 1946, in Yakima, Washington to Colleen Brown Bertrand and Raymond Bertrand.

From a young age Raetta was a care giver. She was tasked with caring for her younger sisters and brother while their father was working at only sixteen years old. Her caring ways continued in life as she worked for Home Health as a care assistant for many years. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, her flowers, and spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.

Raetta is survived by her sons, Jeffery Vayon and wife, Janet, of Winnie and Zane Vayon and wife, Leigh, of Hamshire; grandchildren, Jamie Landriault and husband, Mac and Chelsea, Abby, Shepherd, Harrison, and Porter Vayon; sisters, Patsy Jenkins and husband, Benny; Virginia Easterling; and Carol Farless; daughter-in-law, Mia Benoit; and sister-in-law, Kathy Bertrand; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael Vayon; still-born daughter, Janet Vayon; brother, Dale Bertrand; and nephew, Bennett “Bem” Jenkins.

A gathering of Mrs. Nobis’ family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with her memorial service at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 22, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 117 Van Ostrand Lane, Stowell. Cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 117 Van Ostrand Lane, Stowell, Texas 77661.

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Broussard's Crematorium

Broussard's Crematorium
  • 5150 stivers street beaumont tx 77705

Memorial Service

Memorial Service
  • 113 van nostrand stowell tx 77661
  • 04/22/2021
  • 6:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 113 van nostrand stowell tx 77661
  • 04/22/2021
  • 2:36 pm

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Roland and Jeanette Weekly

Our Sincere Condolences to the Family of Raetta Nobis! Fly High My Friend, You're Home Now!

Debra Mcbride

Heaven gained a new angel. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Rest In Peace for your journey here is done but your your soul rejoices.

Juanita B Kahla

So sorry to hear about Rayetta. Our prayers are with the family. ???

Shelley Strack

Jeff, We are so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. May the Lord hold you up and give you peace at this difficult time. Our prayers go out to you, Janet and your entire family. We Love ya’ll, Keith and Shelley Strack

Patty Revia

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for the family. Ike and Patty Revia

Glenda Leger

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Reattach was always a sweet person .