February 24, 1925 - July 30, 2019
Delores Maxine (Reed) Richmond, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away July 30th 2019 at the age of 94. Delores was born February 24, 1925 in St. James, Minnesota to Carl L. Reed and Adeline I. (Erickson) Reed. She spent her early years in the Midwest but later moved with her family to Cle Elum, Washington and then on to Wenatchee, Washington. She met and married her husband, James E. Richmond on December 7 1942. Shortly thereafter he joined the Navy to aid the Military effort of WWII. They spent 5 years in Walnut Grove, Mississippi and then moved back to Wenatchee for the remainder of their lives. James and Delores were the parents of four children: James (Gail), Sharon (Mattioli), Terry (Sharon) and Gary. She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Gary; her sister, Marcella; and her mother. Delores loved her family and was an avid gardener. It was rumored that she could leave the shovel in the ground and vines would spout by morning. Her gardens were a delight of color and greenery. She was an expert seamstress and quilter. She hand stitched countless quilts for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was also a member of the Quilt Ministry group at Grace Lutheran Church where she helped to make quilts to aid the needy in the US and abroad. She was a member and secretary of Mended Hearts, an origination that supports individuals who have had open heart surgery. She had great compassion as she had experienced the same surgery herself. She leaves behind nine grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. A services will be held at 11 am, Sat Aug 10th at Grace Lutheran Church 1408 Washington St Wenatchee. Should friend desire, contributions may be made to the Wenatchee Valley Humane Association.
Delores Maxine (Reed) Richmond, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away July 30th 2019 at the age of 94. Delores was born February 24, 1925 in St. James, Minnesota to Carl L. Reed and Adeline I. (Erickson) Reed. She spent her... View Obituary & Service Information
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