Blenheim United Church
Monday November 18, 2019
Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Sunday November 17, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Elda Richmond, beloved wife of the late Alex Richmond (2004) passed away on November 14, 2019. Born in Dahinda, Saskatchewan on November 10, 1924 Elda was the last surviving member of her family having been predeceased by her parents Charles & Naomi (Cundle) Morrow and by her siblings Clara, Ruby, Lloyd, Wesley, Gordon, James, Arthur, George and Fred.
Elda was a wonderful mother and mother-in-law to her seven children; Ruth & Glen Babcock, Gordon & Linda Richmond, Wayne & Barbara Richmond and Marvin & Carol Richmond all of Blenheim, Cheryl & Mickey Brooke of Morpeth, Gerry & Anita Richmond of Ridgetown and Tamara & Ian Toll of Blenheim. She will be remembered fondly by all of her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson Jonathan Goodbrand in 2018.
Elda and Alex farmed together for many years and raised their family at Huffmans Corner. She was a long-time member and supporter of the Blenheim United Church and was well known for her baking and her talent as an upholsterer.
Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home for visitation on Sunday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. A Funeral Service for Elda will be held in the Blenheim United Church on Monday November 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
Friends wishing to remember Elda with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Chatham-Kent Hospice or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.