Richard Everhard

Richard Everhard
Richard Everhard

Richard LaQue Everhard was born July 23, 1923, in the village of Kenyon, Minnesota, and grew up around Georgetown Lake and Phillipsburg, Montana.
After high school, he worked in mining and logging for a couple of years before joining the Army during World War II. He arrived in France on D-Day at Omaha Beach and was awarded the Purple Heart.
When he returned home in 1945, he earned a degree in education and in 1949 married Lois Crawford, herself a teacher. They had two daughters, Susan Louise and Jan Lorraine, and lived in Laurel.
Richard taught in Billings and Lois taught in Laurel until she passed away in 1977. Richard continued to teach for a few more years and then retired.
In retirement, he helped a friend with her upholstery business and they spent many weekends dancing at local venues. Twenty-five years ago he built himself an efficient, low-maintenance home in Laurel that he lived in until the end.
Dick was a kind, generous and gentle man who passed away quietly March 12, 2017.


Upcoming Events

  • Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Mondays & Fridays, 1 p.m., Laurel Senior Center, 720 S. 4th St.
  • Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
    First & third Fridays, 7 p.m. at Riverside Hall, at Riverside Park south of Laurel. President: Daisy Henckel 406-591-6969, or
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Third Saturdays, 1 p.m., The Crossings, 600 Roundhouse Dr.
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 10:00am
    Sundays, 10 a.m. (closed), 8 p.m. (open), 201 1/2 E. Main St., nonsmoking
  • Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:00am
    Mondays, 10 a.m., Thursdays, 1 p.m., Laurel Senior Center, 720 S. 4th St.
  • Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:00am
    Third Monday, 10 am., LDS Church


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