La Grande, Oregon

Candy Lynn Read, 37, of Libby, Mont., and formerly of La Grande, died Sept. 9 in Libby from complications related to an extended illness. A small service will be conducted at a later date.

Miss Read was born June 29, 1969, in California to Gary and Jackie Read. She attended schools in La Grande, graduating in 1987.

She worked at Valley View care center before moving to Libby in 2003. She was a member of First Baptist Church while in La Grande.
She married Vincent Brewer in North Powder in July 1993 .

She enjoyed sports and music, and loved spending time with her children.

She is survived by her husband, Vincent, whom she is separated from; her children, Cassie and James; her father, Gary Read of New Mexico; a sister, Michelle Wilson of La Grande; and two nieces and two nephews.

Arrangements are being handled by Nelson Vial of Libby.

The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Sept. 16, 2006, Published: September 19, 2006