Luana Tingey Richins Andersen
March 28, 1928- March 4, 2016
Riverside, Utah- Luana Tingey Richins Andersen, 87, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2016. She was born on March 28, 1928 in Tremonton, Utah, to Henry Streator Tingey and Lillian Capener. She was raised in Riverside, Utah; she lived in Grouse Creek, Utah and Rupert, Idaho. She loved people and enjoyed living in these communities.
Luana graduated from Bear River High School and then attended LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah.
She married H Douglas Richins on July 20, 1948 in the Logan LDS Temple. They were married 48 years and had three sons and one daughter. On November 15, 1997 she married Darwin Andersen in the Boise Temple. They were married for 17 years.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and loyal friend. She loved spending time with her family, especially camping and going to rodeos with family and friends. She also loved gardening and she was especially proud of her beautiful flowers. She also enjoyed reading and doing jig saw and crossword puzzles.
She did embroidery, cross stitch, crocheting, making tissue boxes, and making things that she shared generously with her family.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in various callings including counselor in the Relief Society, a teacher and an ordinance worker in the Boise Temple for 6 years, which she enjoyed very much.
Luana was a hard worker. She worked at the Tremonton Valley Hospital, and owned and operated Jays Grocery Store in Riverside.
All who knew her enjoyed her cheerful sense of humor, she will truly be missed. She is survived by Sheldon (Sharkey) Richins, Sherm Richins (Julie Kay), Anita Godfrey (Max) all of Riverside, Steve Richins (Julie) of Tremonton, Ross Anderson of Oregon, Lynne Larsen of Layton, Jan Kirkham (Gene) of Lehi, Kaye Katseannas (Tom) of Pocatello and Susan Shrader (Alan) of Cedar City. Mom was proud of her large and growing posterity that she loved.
She was preceded in death by her husband’s H. Douglas Richins and Darwin Andersen, and her brothers Donald, Denton and Vaughn Tingey.
Funeral services will be held at the Belmont 2nd Ward LDS Chapel (16925 N. 5200 W., Riverside) on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. There will be viewings held on Monday, March 7, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E., Tremonton, UT) and prior to the service at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at the Grouse Creek Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to everyone working at the Countryside Care and Rehab Center in Rupert, Idaho and the Sunshine Terrace Foundation in Logan, Utah. We would also like to extend our thanks to LDS branches at both facilities for the wonderful care and friendship they gave our Mother.
The family wishes to thank Belmont 2nd Ward for their compassionate service.