Jamie Rene’ Hakala

WEBSTER, TX. – Jamie Rene’ Hakala (March 17, 1978 – August 10, 2014)

Jamie Rene’ Hakala, age 36, went into the loving arms of the Lord on August 10, 2014 surrounded by friends and family. Jamie fought valiantly against complications from diabetes.

Her faith gave her amazing strength and courage, enabling her always to maintain a positive outlook. No matter her struggles, she always showed concern for others, never missing a chance to share a kind word or encouragement. The beneficiary of numerous transplants, her last wishes were that her body be used to help others.

Jamie was preceded in death by grandparents Oiva Hakala and Bill and Mary Crosson and stepmother Kate Hakala.

Jamie is survived by fiance’ Tony Bautista, parents Jeffrey (E.J.) Hakala and Rene’ (Frank) Harrigan, brother Jeremy Hakala and many other loving family members and friends.

The family will receive visitors on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. at Forest Park East Funeral Home in Webster, Texas. A celebration of Jamie’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Clear Creek Community Church in League City, Texas. Visitation will also be available there from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. prior to the service.

Donations may be made to Donate Life, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Texas Kidney Foundation or PAWS Houston in lieu of flowers.