Date of BirthMay 24, 1928

Anne Kingsley GEAUDREAU Obituary

Date of BirthMay 24, 1928

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Date of PassingJanuary 12, 2016

Anne Kingsley GEAUDREAU Obituary

from Round rock, Washington, United States

Date of BirthMay 24, 1928

Anne Kingsley GEAUDREAU Obituary

Date of BirthMay 24, 1928

366 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 12, 2016

Anne Kingsley GEAUDREAU Obituary

from Round rock, Washington, United States


GEAUDREAU, Anne Kingsley (Age 88) Passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A celebration of her life will be held in the spring.Anne was born on May 24, 1928 in Cincinnati, OH to Roderick and Mary Sprague. She grew up and attended school in Mandan, ND. After high school she received her nursing degree from Washington State University. Anne married G. Wain Geaudreau in 1952 at the Shadle Presbyterian Church in Spokane. They own and operate the Geaudreau Hereford Ranch on Hoodoo Loop. Anne was a member of the Pend Oreille County Historical Society, serving as Secretary for many years, and until recently was an active volunteer at the Pend Oreille County Historical Museum in Newport. Anne was a passionate collector of beautiful sewing buttons and belonged to several clubs including the National Button Society, the Idaho State Button Society, and was a beloved member of the Historical Button Society, where she served as awards chairman for 15 years. In addition she was a charter member of the Western Regional Button Association (WRBA).While her children were growing up, she was a Cub Scout Den Mother and a 4-H Leader, teaching many young girls how to knit and coordinating trips to the Bonner County Fair in Sandpoint.Even though her days were filled with the many tasks associated with being a ranch wife, Anne had many interests and hobbies, including raising orchids and succulents, gardening, identifying mushrooms and plants, bird watching, cats, and local history. She was a collector of many things, including antique restaurant creamers, transfer print ironstone dishes, and bisque dolls. After her children were grown she was able to travel a bit and loved visiting England and Scotland. She was especially fond of the story of Gray Friar's Bobby, and loved exploring the villages in the Cotswolds.She is survived by her husband Wain Geaudreau; two daughters, Gail Geaudreau of Spokane, and Michelle Iaci of Round Rock, TX; sister Arda Rutherford of Prescott, AZ; and honorary daughter Anna Marie Moe of Sandpoint. She was preceded in death by her son Bill Geaudreau in 1976, son-in-law Sam Iaci in 1996, and brother Roderick Sprague in 2012.Memorial donations may be made to the Pend Oreille County Historical Society, 402 S. Washington Ave, Newport, WA 99156. LAKEVIEW FUNERAL HOME in Sandpoint is handling her arrangements. Please visit Anne's online memorial at www.lakeviewfuneral.com and sign her guest book.

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