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Subject: [W-OBITS] DOWNING: Downing, Audrey K.
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2006 22:41:57 -0500
Audrey K. Downing
Published Nov 1 , 2006 Palladium-Item: Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Audrey K. Downing, age 85, of Richmond, died Friday (Oct. 27, 2006) at the
home of her son.
She was born in Preston, Idaho, on Feb. 26, 1921, to Herman and Mary Evans
Keller and had lived in Connersville for many years before moving to
Richmond in 1987.
She was a homemaker and co-owner of the former City Bowling Alley and Park
Bowl in Connersville, the former Carth-Knight Bowl in Carthage and of
Do-Ri-Me Bowling Lanes in Richmond. She was an avid bowler and still bowled
in three leagues at the age of 85.
Audrey was a very active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Saints. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed genealogy and
She was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Her husband, George Downing, died on Sept. 26, 1978.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathleen (Ken) Layton of Centerville, Utah,
Maureen (Mike) Antrobus of Sacramento, Calif., Elaine (Britt) Reed of
Richmond, Joyce (Stacy) Mopps of Richmond; sons, Mike (Tami) Downing of
Centerville, Ind., John (Rae) Downing of Richmond; sister, Kay Anderson of
Utah; brothers, Ralph Keller of Washington, Alan Keller of Utah, Larry
Keller of Idaho; 25 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; nieces and
A sister, Beverly Barber, is also deceased.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday (Nov. 4, 2006) in the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (3333 Backmeyer Road, Richmond). Burial
will be in Dale Cemetery in Connersville. Friends may call on Friday (Nov.
3, 2006) from 5-8 p.m. at Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary in Richmond.
Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 2013 Chester Blvd.,
Richmond, IN 47374.