Mackenzie attended Rice High School. She would have been a junior and was part of the Class of 2014. She was in the Rice High School Band and Color Guard and played the flute. She had plans to enter the medical field after graduation. Her desire was to have a career where she could help people. She leaves behind many who will mourn for her but find joy and comfort in all the memories she left behind. She was known as “Kenzie” to her family and friends. She loved hunting, running track, powerlifting, and just hanging out with her friends. Kenzie took the responsibility of big sister very seriously; she loved her family, and she loved the Lord, as evidenced by her faith and the many scriptures found throughout her bedroom.
Lauren attended Rice High School. She would have been a sophomore and was part of the Class of 2015. She was also a member of the Rice High School Band and played the bass clarinet. Lauren had a huge soft spot for animals and planned to become a veterinarian or teacher after she graduated. She was known as “Lulu” to her family and friends. She loved everything outdoors including hunting and fishing. She loved animals, art, music and writing. Lauren’s love for the Lord was evidenced by her happy disposition and the personal gifts of love she always enjoyed giving to those she cared about; making memories was very important to her.