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Obituary: Amber Burrington Welsh

Amber Burrington Welsh, 77, passed away on Oct. 14, 2016, at a Great Falls care center.

Amber was born in Havre, Montana, May 10, 1939. She was the second of four children born to Virrell and Dorothy (Reynolds) Burrington. Amber grew up in Havre and graduated from Havre High School in 1959.

In 1961 she had a son, Grant, whom she raised as a single mom. She was employed at Super Save during her time in Havre. Later, she moved to Great Falls, where she worked at Safeway for many years. She finished her career as a clerk at the Malmstrom Air Force Base Commissary.

After raising her son, she met and married Dennis Welsh of Great Falls.

Amber was very outgoing, a people person. Activities she enjoyed were bowling, camping and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Dennis.

Survivors include her brother, Dan (Lestina) Burrington of Seattle, Jim (Debbie) Burrington of Havre, Mitch (EvaJo) Burrington of Kalispell, her son, Grant Burrington of Great Falls, plus grandchildren, nieces, nephews and her many friends she made over the years.

Services have not been scheduled at this time.

We will miss her warm heart and quick smile.


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