Rachel Awe is part of the group that no one wants to join – the sisterhood of widows. Her journey into widowhood began suddenly when her husband suffered an ischemic stroke at the age of 32. Ken had always been healthy and there were no warning signs. He was pronounced brain dead the same day as the stroke.
Rachel was suddenly not only a widow, but also a single parent to her six-year-old son Devin. Today, Devin is a graduate of Bethel University with a degree in Computer Science and is working full-time in his field.
Rachel is passionate about Widow Might, and the ability to help other widows in their journey. She hopes that sharing her story and how she has managed to thrive will encourage other women. She is excited to connect with other widows, hear their stories and form strong friendships.
Rachel is also very active at River Valley Church and serves on the deacon board.