Raechel Reading, of Colusa, born February 26, 1930, to Lloyd and Nina Day in Arboga, CA, passed away on December 30, 2016. She graduated from Maxwell High School.
Raechel married James Newell Reading on October 3, 1948. The two were married for 50 years. She loved to bowl and was a member of the Colusa Golf Club.
Raechel worked many years with her husband in the oil business. In retirement, she helped out with the Colusa Fairgrounds for many years. She loved to garden and was known to care for many neighborhood yards.
Raechel is survived by her daughter Pamela Neihues (Richard); son Dale Reading (Vivian); grandchildren Toby Reading, Nick Reading, Amy Lucero, Chris Niehues, and Sierra Reading; and 7 great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817.