MALTA-Riley J. Baublitz, 17, a student at Malta High School, went home on the wings of angels, Tuesday, August 30, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

    The family will receive friends at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 6, at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel in Malta. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 7, at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in the Malta Cemetery. There will be a reception to follow at the VFW of Malta. Condolences for the family may be left at

    Riley was born in Havre, Mt. on April 5, 1999 to Novalene Nelson and Ricky Baublitz. He was a chilled baby always smiling and laughing, he never was sad, always had a smile on his face. From the time he could walk he was always on the go and it never stopped until the day he was taken from us. He would walk everywhere always with headphones or a speaker with rap music on, free styling or rapping out loud as he walked. He was always helping someone whenever they needed help, no matter the size of the job or how long it took to get done. His contagious crocked smirk touched everyone’s life in some way.

    Riley is survived by his parents Novalene Nelson of Malta, Rick and Missy Baublitz of Chinook; Brother, Tricton Nelson and Sister, Alexis Baublitz both of Malta; Amanda Baublitz of Ohio; Grandparents, Danny and Kathy Nelson of Chinook, Leroy Baublitz of Florida; Uncle Nikita and Jessica Nelson of Malta; Aunts Nichole Nelson of Chinook, Nena and Andrew Malmend of Saco, Angel and Dan Forgie of Illinois, Tammy and Bobbie Buckley of Maryland, Tracy and Bill Hammond of Illinois; Cousins, Britney Nelson, Lilly Kephart,Aidan Zinn, Alyssa Ostrom, Alana Malmend, Dustin Ostrom, Jackson Nelson and many other cousins, aunts, and uncles to many to name.

    I loved you first and I will love you last, Fly free my bird. Love, Mommy

Guest Book

From: Cindy Henderson

Rick, Missy, and Novalene and family, words cannot express how very sorry I am for your loss. Riley was truly a great young man who I got to know through Rick. Your loss, heartache, and pain is so unimaginable but, I guess we can only realize God need another Amazing Angel so he call your Riley home.
Thoughts and prayers to y'all,
Cindy Henderson

From: Carol n Dwight Hofeldt

So sorry for your loss Riley will always be in your heart and the hearts of everyone the good lord has angel watching over you take care

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