Logan Herald Journal, 01/31/13
Our beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Colleen Gill Richards, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. She was born May 3, 1931, in Preston, Idaho, to Archie Gill and Adelaide Clayton Gill.
She was a loving mother and homemaker. She liked to provide trousseaus for all her children, grandchildren and many other family members. She liked to crochet and shared her talent with others. She enjoyed playing games with her family and loved spending time with them.
As an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Colleen provided endless amounts of compassionate service to others. She served in the Primary presidency as an in-service leader and in many Relief Society callings. She also served for many years at the Bishop's Storehouse.
Colleen is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, Elmer Lamont Richards; children Sheryl (Gorden) Lasley, Brent (Debbie) Richards and Gloria (Dale) Jensen; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The greatest love of her life was her husband and children, sisters, cousins, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Archie W. Gill and Adelaide Clayton Gill; sister Sandra (Jay) Curtis; and grandchildren Rebecca, Joshua and Tyler Jensen.
Funeral Services for Colleen will be held in her honor at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home, 111 N. 100 East in Tremonton, with a viewing prior to the services from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. There will also be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Rudd Funeral Home, 1234 S. Main St. in Garland.
Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.ruddfuneralhome.com
Published in Logan Herald Journal from January 31 to February 2, 2013
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