|Birth: ||May 30, 1930|
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 2004|
Shirley Mae Axtell Richards passed away November 30, 2004, in Orem, Utah. She was born May 30, 1930, in Weed, California, to Edward and Ida Axtell. Shirley married Ralph S. Richards, August 30, 1949, and they were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple, September 6, 1949. Shirley grew up in Weed and Grenada, California. She attended high school in Yreka, California, and attended business college in Sacramento. Shirley retired after 27 years with the Siskiyou County Welfare Department in California. Shirley was an avid readerand was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in many callings, including Primary and Relief Society. Shirley and Ralph served several years as Member Locater Missionaries. Shirley also loved working in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple, until her illness. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; and one son, Ronald. She is survived by one son,Mac Richards, and his wife, Patty; and five grandchildren: Kendra, Sterling,
Hannah, Stuart, and Alec. She is also survived by one brother, Edward M. Axtell, Jr., of Placeville, California. Shirley's family would like to thankthe staff of Orchard Park Care Center for their warm and wonderful care of Shirley. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 7, 2004, at 11 a.m., in the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem. Friends called from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the services. Interment - Oakley Cemetery, Oakley, Utah.
Ralph Sterling Richards (1926 - 1999)*
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Record added: Jan 20, 2009
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