Audrey Delight Richards

Print Article

Audrey Richards

Audrey Richards, 83, of Columbia Falls, Montana passed away surrounded by her loving family on Jan. 20, 2018.

Audrey Delight was born Aug. 21, 1934 on the family farm near Dirscoll Lake, Saskatchewan, to Peter and Katherine Erlandson.

Audrey attained her teaching and secretarial degrees at Northern Montana College in Havre where she met and married James on Nov. 3, 1956. She taught in the community while raising her four children and was a member of the First Lutheran Church.

In 1983 they moved to the Kalispell area where she enjoyed family barbecues, plays in Bigfork and a variety of musical entertainment. She also enjoyed her trips to Canada to be with her family.

Mom had a heart of Gold. She loved life, her children, grandchildren, and her pets. She will be deeply missed by us all.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, husband James and her beloved daughter Cynthia.

Audrey is survived by her daughters, Alison Richards of Whitefish, Becky Lee (Mark) of Havre, her son James (Brad) Richards of Whitefish, and her five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Her viewing will be held on Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls. A private family burial will follow. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 3 at Christ Lutheran Church, 5150 River Lakes Parkway Whitefish, Montana.

Memorials in Audreys honor may be made to Meals on Wheels or any type of animal rescue/shelter.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls.

Print Article

Read More

Zinke resigns as interior secretary amid numerous probes

December 17, 2018 at 9:55 am | Whitefish Pilot WASHINGTON (AP) Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at years en...

Comments

Read More

County withdraws idea of billboards in scenic corridors

December 14, 2018 at 8:04 am | Whitefish Pilot Flathead County Commissioners Thursday agreed to nix the idea of allowing billboard-sized signs in scenic highway corridors before a public hearing could even begin. The changes to the sign regulati...

Comments

Read More

Community briefs for Dec. 12

December 12, 2018 at 4:41 pm | Whitefish Pilot Nordic skiing Glacier Nordic Club begins its learn-to-ski programs for both youth and adults in January. Chet Hope Youth Ski League is now taking registrations for its 43nd season. Started in 1976, ...

Comments

Read More

City embraces new tech for wastewater plant

December 12, 2018 at 5:24 am | Whitefish Pilot Whitefish is planing to implement relatively new technology at a cost of $2.3 million in its planned new wastewater treatment plant that it expects to work more efficiently and also save in the overa...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 862-3505
312 E. Second Street
Whitefish, MT 59937

©2018 Whitefish Pilot Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X