|Birth: ||May 13, 1939|
|Death: ||Nov. 9, 2010|
El Paso County
Published in The Gazette on November 12, 2010
Betty Coleman died Tuesday, November 9 at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living in Colorado Springs at the age of 71, following a battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held November 13 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Security at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Betty Ellen Coleman was born on May 13, 1939 to Thurley and George Silver in Paducah, Kentucky. She was a graduate of Agency High School in Agency, IA; Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines, IA; and Upper Iowa University in Fayette, IA.
After living in the Mid-West and Green River, Wyoming, Betty retired to Colorado Springs in 2003 after a career as a public health and hospital nurse. Betty enjoyed singing and was involve with various church choirs over the years and, most recently, the Fountain Valley Senior Center's Harmonizers.
She took great pleasure and pride in her garden, and was also an avid reader.
Surviving are her children: David (Sarah) Chapman of Baumholder, Germany; Ginger (Bob) Slaugher of Woodland Park; Elizabeth McClintock of Woodland Park; and Jim (Maughosha) Chapman of San Francisco, CA. She's also survived by her beloved four grandchildren (Bobby and Charlie Slaughter; Mac and Grace McClintock); a sister, Ruth Williams of Sherman, NY.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bob; her parents; a brother, Edward Silver; and a sister Joann Trippe.
Created by: Andrena's Daughter
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
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