Rachael N. Birchfield, 35, of Westville, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 unexpectedly at home. She was born August 30,1982 in LaPorte to Bruce and Michelle “Shelley” (Hale) Birchfield. Rachael is survived by her mother Shelley Hacker and stepfather Ron Hacker of Westville, her sister Emily Birchfield of Westville, her paternal grandmother Frances Birchfield of LaPorte, step-grandfather Howard Hacker of Westville, many aunts, uncles and cousins and her beloved pet Cami.
She was preceded in death by her father Bruce, her brother Joshua Birchfield, her paternal grandfather as well as her maternal grandparents and step grandmother. Rachael was a member of the Westville American Legion Post #21 Ladies Auxiliary. Visitation with Rachael’s family will be on Thursday, January 11th from 3-7 P.M. at Newhard Funeral Home, 58 W. Walnut St. in Westville. Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM Friday at the funeral home. Rev. Cathy Allison will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the family. www.newhardfuneralhome.com