Kristina Kakassy passed away June 2, 2018 at the age of 35.
Kristina was born in Del Rio, Texas. Growing up as the baby of the family with her older sisters Leticia and Veronica she proved to be a very active child. From kindergarten through junior high, she lived in Del Rio. During her elementary years, she enjoyed being a member of the school drill team, and then during her middle and junior years she belonged to the school tennis and golf programs. She was also a 2nd Lt. in the Air Force ROTC in Eagle Pass, Texas. During the summer months, she enjoyed trips to San Antonio with school and church groups. Before attending her final year of high school, she moved with her family to Warner Robins, Georgia. She finished high school and subsequently attended Middle Georgia Technical College with a major in computer sciences.
While in Warner Robins, Kristina met the love of her life, Nicholas Kakassy. She had just turned 21, and accepted an invitation to go on a blind date that was arranged by two nieces named Heather and Amber. Kris and Nick were married on October 16, 2004, less than one year later. The wedding was held at Christ United Methodist Church in Warner Robins and, they enjoyed their honeymoon in Helena, Georgia.
Nicholas gave up the military after two tours to Iraq. They left Georgia and headed to Bryan, Texas. They waited eight years to have their first baby and were blessed with the birth of a son, Sean Douglas on December 7, 2012.
While Kristina waited in Warner Robins for Nick to return from his second tour, she worked as a sales clerk for Belk’s Department store, and soon after, took a position with the Salvation Army. She worked as a victim’s advocate to battered women and children, and, took on the duty as statistician as well. After moving to Bryan, Texas she also worked as a statistician for the Reynolds and Reynolds organization. Also worked as a clerk for TK Sales, the City of Bryan Municipal Court, and Awards n More.
Before the baby arrived, Kris and Nick enjoyed stealing off to the Carabbean from the Bahamas to Belize. When not traveling, Kris enjoyed pursuing her talents in crafting jewelry pieces, painting, drawing, and creative writing.
Kristina leaves behind her husband Nicholas, her son Sean, her parents Maria and Douglas Eggebrecht, her sister and brother-in-law Leticia and Paul Seidl, her sister and brother-in-law Veronica and Jamie Sachs, and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins from the Bryan/College Station area; Hebbronville, Texas; Kennedy, Texas; Houston, Texas; Marshfield, Wisconsin; Oakland, California.