Rajnanda Pinjani Khatri

February 22, 1946August 2, 2018

Rajnanda Pinjani Khatri, 72, passed away on August 2, 2018 in Sugar Land, Texas. She was born in Shikarpur, India to Satramdas and Jasoda Pinjani. She was appropriately named Rajkumari, which means Princess. Her family moved to New Delhi when she was one year old, and she grew up to be a bright student and talented artist. She married Nandlal Khatri in 1963. In 1970, she moved to the United States and nurtured, empowered, and inspired her husband and three daughters. She supported her family through numerous moves across the country, always putting family first. While she celebrated her Indian culture and traditions and shared them with her children, she encouraged them to appreciate and adopt the best values and qualities of all cultures. While living in Tennessee, Raj owned and operated a successful hospitality business for ten years. She also enjoyed investing in stock and real estate markets, along with sewing the most beautiful and comfortable dresses, knitting soft, cozy blankets, and growing and tending to her vibrant plants. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be forever missed. She is survived by her husband, Nandlal; her children, Deepa Khatri Lahoti and her husband, Anil Lahoti, Pooja Khatri and her husband, Neeraj Rao, Priya Khatri and her husband, Nitin Wadhwa; her grandchildren, Arjun Lahoti, Ishuma Lahoti, Akash Khatri-Rao, and Raina Wadhwa; and many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. She is preceded in death by her brother, Parmanand Pinjani, and her sister, Sakhi Hemrajani. Services will be held on Monday, August 6th, 2018 at Garden Oaks Funeral Home at 10:00 am followed by Kirtan and Prasad at Gurdwara Sahib of Southwest Houston.


  • Visitation Monday, August 6, 2018
  • ANTYESTI Pt 1: Rites of Cremation Monday, August 6, 2018
  • ANTYESTI Pt 2: Cremation Ritual Monday, August 6, 2018

Rajnanda Pinjani Khatri

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Ram&Urvashi bashambu

August 25, 2018

Mrs. RaJ Khatri's passing away was very sad news and a great shock to Bashambu family. She was very gracious lady with religious sanskars, soft spoken and always welcoming us with smily face to family functions. Our deepest condolences are to the Khatri family, childrens and her relatives. May God bless her noble soul to rest in eternal peace and grant strength to the entire Khatri family and friends to bear this tremendous loss!! Ram&Urvashi Bashambu

rashmi brahmbhatt

August 5, 2018

We do miss her because were thinking to visit Nand and Rajnanda since last month.
I know them from 1977.

Sheela Sadhwani

August 4, 2018

We were good old friend circle from 1970s.
I liked Rajnanda's having always smile on the face, being open minded and she spoke what was on her mind. I will miss you Raj.
Sheela Harish Sadhwani

partab jeswani

August 4, 2018

Raj was such wonderful woman. We enjoyed her company when she was at our house for what we called 'whiskey bridge'. We would play bridge till midnight but she never complained!

We would miss her.