Audrey Lavon (Von) Comstock of Nampa, Idaho passed away on March 5, 2021 at her home at Touchmark Meadow Lake Village, in Meridian, Idaho. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel in Nampa, ID. Burial will follow at Kohlerlawn Cemetery in Nampa, ID. Von Comstock was born on April 23, 1927 in Nampa, ID. She was the daughter of Harry E. Brassey and Margaret Winifred (Himmelright) Brassey. Von graduated from Nampa Senior High School in 1945, where she was the editor of the high school newspaper. She attended the University of Idaho for 2 years. She met her future husband, Ted J. Comstock, in Nampa, and they were married on September 18, 1947. They moved to Portland, Oregon where she worked to help put Ted through his last years of dental school at the University of Oregon. After graduation, they returned to Nampa to start their dental practice. They were married for 44 years and lived in Nampa during that time. Ted and Von had two children, Theodore Edward Comstock, and James Brett Comstock. As well as raising a family, and all that entails, Von enjoyed her home, yard, and many competitive games/events. She was a sharp dresser, and always challenged her mind through study and education. She was a ruthless croquet player. She enjoyed collecting fine fabrics, sewing, and china. Von lived in Nampa, on her own, for nearly 25 years after her husband Ted passed away, before moving to Touchmark Meadow Lake Village. During her time in Nampa, Von was very active in the community and was on the Nampa Library Board of Trustees for 10 years and served as chairman for 3 of those years. She served as the chairman of the Idaho Library Association for 2 terms, during which she organized training workshops for trustees, and planned many local and regional conferences, which included being a keynote speaker at some. Von hosted many programs for the local, regional, and national school board associations, as Ted was heavily involved in those organizations. Von was a member of the Tri Delta national collegiate sorority. She was a delegate at Nationals and served as the district chairman for 4 1/2 years which included 13 chapters in four states and Alberta, Canada. She was a religious person and was very involved with the Grace Episcopal Church. She served on the Vestery, and was elected as a Junior Warden, and elected President of the Episcopalian Church Women’s Dioceses of Idaho, where she instituted the first leadership school. She planned women’s Deanery meetings, and oversaw Episcopal Church Women’s camp meetings at Paradise Point, in McCall, Idaho. She was elected United Thank Offering assistant representative, Providence of the Pacific. Other activities that Von enjoyed were the College Of Idaho Symposium Committee, The Salvation Army Advisory Board, and the PEO, in Nampa, Idaho. When she moved to Touchmark Meadow Lake Village, although she had limited mobility, she continued to stay involved by forming committees and being a part of organizations within Meadow Lake Village. She is survived by her son, Dr. J. Brett Comstock (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon) of Boise, Idaho, and his wife Candace, her 3 grandchildren, Braden Christopher Comstock of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and his wife Katie, Baylor Brett Comstock of Kent, Washington, Brooke Alani Comstock of Denver, Colorado, daughter-in-law Terry Comstock of Manchester, New Hampshire, and former daughter-in-law Mary Chase of Spokane, Washington. She is preceded in death by her husband Ted J. Comstock, her son Dr. Theodore Edward (Ted) Comstock (Attorney), her parents “Jack” and “Winnie”, and Ted’s parents Edward “Pop” and Ethel (Richey) Comstock. Special thanks go to the general staff, caregivers, hospice nurses, and home health staff at Touchmark Meadow Lake Village. A very special thanks to Dr. Dee, her longtime physician, and to Linelle from Touchmark Home Health for their unsurpassed care and friendship over the past years. Please send any memorials to the Tri Delta sorority at the University of Idaho.
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