Welch wedded her secondary school darling, James Welch, on May 8, 1959.

With James, she had two youngsters, Damon Wlech and Latanne 'Tahnee' Welch.

James and Raquel were isolated and separated in 1964, however she held Welch's last name until her demise.

She then wedded maker, Patrick Curtis in 1967 and separated from him in 1972.

In 1980, she got hitched again to the maker, Andre Weinfiled, which she separated in 1990.